Finding clean, accessible toilets and parking spaces can be a real challenge for wheelchair users. WheelMate is designed to change that.
WheelMate lets wheelchair users around the world locate wheelchair-accessible toilets and parking spaces. The WheelMate app currently has more than 30,000 locations across 45 countries – and more are being added every day. Almost 7000 people have downloaded the app.
All locations are added and verified by fellow wheelchair users to ensure the information stays up-to-date and useful. The more locations added, the more useful the app and the website become so download the app today and start adding locations in your area.
Get out and about confident in the knowledge that you can locate your nearest toilet
Add toilets and parking spaces in the app or on wheelmate.com
Rate and comment on locations listed by fellow wheelchair users
Plan trips in advance by creating a printable list of locations where you’re visiting
The app is optimised to:
Samsung GT-I9100 Galaxy S II,
HTC Wildfire S
HTC Desire HD
Using Gingerbread or Ice cream sandwich.
In December 2012 WheelMate won a shared first place for “Communication to the Consumer - Social Commitment” in the category “Mobile Media” and received a Finalist Certificate at the Global Awards in New York.