Accessible - Internal Space
|Think about: who will use the toilet, and how much space they will need.|
Level 1: Space for users who can stand and enter using support rails, or blind users.
|Construction||Advantages||Disadvantages||Improvements / variations||Cost / labour|
|Traditional round superstructure, cement seat, wooden handrail each side, curtain for privacy||Level 1 access: enough space for this household, including a user who needs to use handrails for support.||
|Entrance corridor, with wall on left in front of latrine and a gap between corridor and toilet.||Level 2 access: wheelchair can enter and park in corridor. User can transfer to the toilet using handrails fixed to the inside wall.||
||Install a door or curtain to hide the wheelchair from view||Medium to high|
|Spacious toilet cubicle, with drop hole located in the corner to provide maximum usable space||
||Handrails on the inside to provide support when transferring to the toilet||High|
- Content and images: Compendium of accessible WASH technologies WaterAid and WEDC.