Wheelmate to track accessibility

The Coloplast WheelMate mobile app makes it easier to find accessible parking bays and bathrooms Many companies try to accommodate people with disabilities by providing accessible bathrooms and parking bays. However, it can be challenging to locate these when first visiting a new building. In addition, these may not meet […]

Accessiblity: Body Corporate’s Responsibility

Are individuals or the body corporate responsible for ensuring buildings are wheelchair accessible? Cilna Steyn provides some clarity  Sectional title ownership (owning a flat or property in a complex) and residence comes with its challenges but is very often the most convenient way to live. There is one important question […]

Accessible options at PE airport

Involvement with the SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday campaign has seen Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) effect several changes to make the Port Elizabeth (PE) airport more accessible. Managed by the Association for Persons with Disabilities (APD) and supported by SPAR Eastern Cape, Wheelchair Wednesday encourages volunteers from businesses, the municipality and […]

An insider’s look at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Chris Patton was selected to represent South Africa at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. He shares his experiences with us Being selected to represent South Africa in Lawn Bowls at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, was a huge honour and privilege, and the whole experience was […]