Washrooms are accessible - but the doors are not

by Kay Jay

No automatic door opener to bathroom that is wheelchair accessible

No automatic door opener to bathroom that is wheelchair accessible

I get steamed every time I see a washroom with the blue disability access sign on the door but no way for a person in a wheelchair or scooter to open the washroom door itself


Once you do manage to get inside the stall is not big enough to accommodate a scooter and if it is big enough to get in how do you close and lock the door?

Then there are the doors that open inward but you can't back up enough to clear the door and get out Let's get some electric door openers on the washroom doors and stalls big enough to accommodate scooters not just wheelchairs

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