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DISABLED, OSTOMY, INCONTINENCE TOILET.
I have a few impassioned pleas
on loos for disabilities.
For in my travels I have found
loos are designed for wheelchair bound.
Now there is nothing wrong with this
and more of them won’t come amiss.
But wheelchairs aren’t the only thing
that disabilities can bring.
The problems of incontinence
loom large in terms of prominence.
So it’s essential that our loos
can cater for those wayward poos.
Here, I think I ought to mention
ostomies that need attention.
Incontinence and ostomies
are different disabilities.
Their needs are not the same as those,
who within a wheelchair pose.
But nonetheless their needs are there,
so now I think it’s time to share.
Some sort of shower I could see
would clean a bum or ostomy.
And if a table was quite near,
it would be handy for the gear.
We need a place to change our bags
or all those dirty ‘inco’-
And what we need’s a proper bin
to put our non-
Disposable gloves would be grand,
if they were also close to hand.
These are some things that I would choose,
if I designed ‘disabled’ loos.
Reproduced by kind permission of Bill Withers.
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