Changing Place

What is a Changing Place?

A Changing Place is a secure and clean bathroom specifically designed for people who need space and assistance to manage their bathroom needs while in the community, and for whom universal access toilets are not suitable. 

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Location of Changing Place

The City of Cockburn's Changing Place is located in the public toilet block at the Bibra Lake Regional Playground (Progress Drive, Bibra Lake).

You can view the location of the Changing Place on the National Public Toilet Map.

How to gain access to this Changing Place

Access to the City of Cockburn's Changing Place is via a Master Locksmiths Access Key.

Eligible people and organisations can purchase a Master Locksmiths Access Key (MLAK) directly from the Master Locksmith Association, or via the Changing Places website.

Disability service organisations are encouraged to purchase their own Master Locksmiths Access Key for organisational use.

The City of Cockburn has a limited number of Master Locksmiths Access Keys available to loan to the public for day use. Loan keys can be picked up and returned from the main administration building (9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood) with prior arrangement, in standard business hours. There is no charge to borrow an Master Locksmiths Access Key.

Eligible City of Cockburn residents may be provided with a key for ongoing use. Please contact us for more information.

Local access

Bibra Lake Regional Playground opening hours

Summer: 1 October to 30 April, 8.30am-9pm
Winter: 1 May to 30 September, 8.30am-7pm

Location of nearest ACROD parking bay/s

Accessible parking bays are available approximately 100m from the Changing Place, in the southern car park immediately adjacent to the Bibra Lake Regional Playground public toilet block.

Distance from public transport

There are Transperth bus stops approximately 1km to 1.5km from the Changing Place.

The Changing Place is located on the southern side of the Bibra Lake Regional Playground.

Equipment

This Changing Place contains the following equipment:

  • Ceiling Hoist - Prism Medical C450 ceiling lift with a carry bar. It is suitable for loop style slings only.
  • Change Table - Astor Bannerman Nivano CTe model (adult sized and height adjustable).

Please note: Slings (disposable or otherwise) are not provided in Changing Places. If you are unsure about your sling’s compatibility with the hoist provided in this Changing Place, please contact the supplier, manufacturer or prescribing therapist, or call the Independent Living Centre's Advisory Service on 1300 885 886 for advice.

Changing Places WA network

This Changing Place forms part of a statewide network. Other Changing Places across WA can be located on the National Public Toilet Map or the Changing Places Australia Toilet Map. You can use either of these maps to plan your journey.

Important information

Staff working in the location of this Changing Place are not able to assist you with your continence requirements within the Changing Place.

More information and contact

If you have lost your Master Locksmiths Access Key, you find this Changing Place unclean or the equipment is not working, please contact the City of Cockburn by calling 08 9411 3444 (business hours only) or email customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au.

If there is an emergency whilst using the Changing Place, please contact CoSafe on 1300 276 233.

Contact

Address

9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

Po Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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