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Woman With EDS Starts Hospital Facilities Website For Disabled Visitors

January 2, 2018

A woman has started a website to help disabled people navigate hospitals and flag up the facilities they have.

Liz Owen, who has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome that affects the skin and joints, set up the site after realising the anxiety it caused not knowing what facilities different hospitals had to help people like her.

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  1. Sarah permalink
    January 2, 2018 12:34 am

    Its a much needed resource. It is apalling that many hospitals have poor access for disabled people, both for inpatients and outpatients, Many consulting rooms are even too small, lack of near by accessible loos, or showers on some wards, and stepped entrances. Knowing about suitable parking and distances involved is vital. I dred going to any new hospital as many do not give you basic information.

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