Accessibility

 

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This website has been created to allow as many people as possible to access the site as easily as possible. Our CCG is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so meet many of the available standards and guidelines. Although we have taken steps to make this site as easy to use as possible we need your comments to improve it, so please send us your feedback

This accessibility statement tells you what we have done to meet the needs of disabled people. 

Standards and guidelines

This website aims to conform to level double A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) web content accessibility guidelines 2.0.

The accessibility guidelines explain how to make web content accessible to people with disabilities. Conformance to these guidelines helps to make the web more accessible to users with disabilities and benefits all users.

The site displays correctly in current browsers and uses standards compliant HTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.

CSS & XHTML

We use CSS (cascading style sheets) for all layouts. No tables are used for layout purposes.

We use valid XHTML1.1 and valid CSS as specified by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).


Resizing text and zooming

If you find the text on our website is too small to read, you can either zoom into the page or re-size the text accordingly.

Internet Explorer 6 

To zoom the page - navigate to the bottom right of the web browser, click on the arrow next to the Change Zoom Level button.

To resize text - choose View > Text Size from the menu to re-size the text.

Internet Explorer 7 and 8 

To zoom the page - go to your internet menu, select zoom to re-size the entire page.

To resize text - choose page > text Size from the menu.

Internet Explorer 9

To zoom the page - navigate to the bottom right of the web browser, click on the arrow next to the Change Zoom Level button.

To resize text - select Internet Options from the Tools menu.

Mozilla Firefox

Choose View > Zoom from the menu. If you select the 'Zoom Text Only' option, only the text will be re-sized; otherwise the entire page will be re-sized.

Google Chrome

Choose Settings > Zoom from the menu. Currently Chrome only supports page resizing and not text-only resizing.

All other browsers should be able to re-size the text directly from the menu bar. In many browsers, you can zoom by holding CTRL and pressing + or - . Some browsers also support zooming by holding CTRL and using the mouse scroll wheel. Please see your specific browser help pages if you are having difficulty.