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This accessibility statement applies to healthforunder5s.co.uk

This website is run by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. 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

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.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • some text does not have sufficient contrast between the background and foreground
  • some text overlaps when spacing is increased
  • some background images have not been correctly indicated as being decorative or meaningful
  • it is not possible to expand/collapse the main menu using the keyboard
  • some links do not have accessible names or have accessible names that may be confusing
  • some lists are not appropriately labelled

Assistive software

We use Browsealoud, a piece of software included for every visitor to our website that adds instant access to supportive features, including text-to-speech, translation and magnification tools.

Find out more about how to use the included Browsealoud tools on this website.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact the communications team at: feedback@leicspart.nhs.uk

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

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Some buttons do not have discernible text, this fails WCAG 4.1.2

Some elements do not have sufficient colour contrast, this fails WCAG 1.4.3.

Some images do not have alternate text, this fails WCAG 1.1.1

Some lists do not have the appropriate labels, this fails WCAG 1.3.1

Some interactive components are not accessible using a keyboard, this fails WCAG 2.1.1.

Some landmark regions do not have the role that best describes their content, this fails WCAG 1.3.1.

Text that looks like a heading is not coded as a heading, this fails WCAG 2.4.1.

There is no keyboard-accessible method to bypass menus and skip to main content, this fails WCAG 2.4.1.

The purpose of some links is not sufficiently described in context, this fails WCAG 2.4.4.

Some links have poor or missing accessible names and are not described by the preceding page context, this fails WCAG 2.4.4.

Custom widgets are provided without a label or instructions to identify the expected input, this fails WCAG 3.3.2.

Elements have incomplete tags or duplicate attributes, this fails WCAG 4.1.1.

Some images are incorrectly coded as meaningful or decorative, this fails WCAG 1.1.1

Forms elements do not have labels, this fails WCAG 4.1.2.

Some text does not wrap correctly when text spacing is adjusted, this fails WCAG 1.4.12.

We plan to address the above issues by the end of March 2021.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

Some of our pages link to PDF documents provided by external organisations for additional content.  Whilst these documents are outside of our control, we will update links to web page content where possible when articles are reviewed.

Live video

We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 25th September 2020. It was last reviewed on 25th September 2020.

This website was last tested on 21st September 2020. The test was carried out in-house by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust using the Accessibility Insights for Web tool.

We used a sample of pages for testing which covered different content types, including written and video content.