Accessibility

Accessibility statement for Proud to Care Surrey

Proud to Care Surrey is committed to providing an accessible website that is easy to use by anyone, whatever their age, background, access device or level of ability/disability.

For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

We have designed this website with features that make it easier to use by everyone, including those with visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, or neurological disabilities. We are aiming to meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which are the international standard for accessible websites and content.

How accessible is this website?

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible, however we are continuing to work to ensure that all of our website functions work well when used with access devices such as screen readers, braille readers, smart phones and other devices.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

Whilst all aspects of this website have been carefully designed to comply with international accessibility guidelines, there are sections that have not been fully updated. If you have any problems accessing our website or part of it, then please contact us.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Proud to Care Surrey is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 . Over the coming weeks a list of areas will be stated below that still require improvement.

How we tested this website

We are currently undertaking an accessibility review combining a manual test of a sample of pages, as well as using WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool for automated testing of the full website.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are constantly developing and updating our website to meet accessibilty guidlines, to make sure Proud to Care Surrey provides equal access to anyone, whatever their age, background, access device or level of ability/disability.

This statement was prepared on 30 Novemeber 2020.