Accessibility Policy

Accessibility policy

ACCORD Hospice is committed to ensuring that our website is accessible. This policy outlines how we've made the ACCORD Hospice website as compliant and user-friendly as possible.

Accessibility standards

The ACCORD Hospice website aims to conform to level AA website accessibility standards of W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.


This site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to manage page layouts, which means pages are structured and compatible with many assistive technologies.


Graphics and images displayed on our website have alternative text, which describes the contents or function of what is displayed on the screen.


Links in sentences are underlined and in a different colour.


Publications and our other downloadable materials are usually available as Adobe PDF files. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to access them, which you can download for free from the Adobe website.


  • All text is written as clearly as possible using appropriate language.
  • You can resize text using your browser settings.

Navigation aids

  • Navigation aids are constant throughout the site.
  • You can return to our homepage anytime by clicking on our logo.
  • We provide a search feature at the top of each page, which you can use to find specific pages.
  • For those using screen readers, we have included links that enable main page navigation to.


Form fields are clearly labelled, and form errors are flagged before a form can be submitted.