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St Clair Care - Our website and it's accessibility

St Clair Care - Accessibility Statement

Accessibility

The accessibility features of this website - and how to use them.
St Clair Care has taken as many steps as possible to ensure that this website is as accessible to as many people as possible. Several features have been included to enhance it's accessibility and they are listed below.

Getting to Information Quickly

If you use a keyboard or a text reader to use this site, there is a "Skip Navigation" link included at the top of each page that allows you to avoid the main navigation links and jump directly to the content.

Navigating the Website with the Keyboard (Without the Use of a Mouse)

To access the main website navigation (and the links within a certain page) use the TAB key to move forward through the links on each page (or you can hold the SHIFT key down and use TAB to go backwards through the page links.)

The RETURN or ENTER key, the UP and DOWN ARROW keys will help to scroll around the page.

Text Enlargement

The text in this website can be enlarged easily by using the following tools in the following web browsers:

Internet Explorer

In the Browser Window:

Go to the VIEW drop down menu and make sure that the STATUS BAR option is ticked.
In the status bar at the bottom of the screen is a magnifying glass and "100%" icon with a small drop down arrow. By clicking on the drop down arrow, you can choose the amount you want to zoom the web page by.

Using a Mouse with a scroll wheel between the left and right mouse buttons

Hold the CTRL key down on the keyboard and roll the scroll wheel on the mouse AWAY from you to zoom IN to the page and TOWARDS you to zoom OUT from a page.

Using the Keyboard

Hold the CTRL key down and on the number pad, repeatedly tap the "+" key to zoom IN and the "-" key to zoom OUT.

Mozilla Firefox 3

In the Browser Window:

Go to the VIEW drop down menu and hover over "ZOOM". A sub-menu of options that you can choose will appear.

Using a Mouse with a scroll wheel between the left and right mouse buttons

Hold the CTRL key down on the keyboard and roll the scroll wheel on the mouse AWAY from you to zoom IN to the page and TOWARDS you to zoom OUT from a page.

Using the Keyboard

Hold the CTRL key down and on the number pad, repeatedly tap the "+" key to zoom IN and the "-" key to zoom OUT.

Safari 3 (PC Platform)

In the Browser Window:

Go to the VIEW drop down menu and choose "Make Text Bigger" or "Make Text Smaller".

Using a Mouse with a scroll wheel between the left and right mouse buttons

Hold the CTRL key down on the keyboard and roll the scroll wheel on the mouse TOWARDS from you to ENLARGE the text and AWAY from you to REDUCE the size of the text.

Using the Keyboard

Hold the CTRL key down and on the number pad, repeatedly tap the "+" key to zoom IN and the "-" key to zoom OUT.

Opera 9

In the Browser Window:

Go to the VIEW drop down menu and hover on "ZOOM", then move the mouse across to the sub-menu that appears and choose the amount you wish to set the zoom to.

Using a Mouse with a scroll wheel between the left and right mouse buttons

Hold the CTRL key down on the keyboard and roll the scroll wheel on the mouse AWAY from you to zoom IN to the page and TOWARDS you to zoom OUT from a page.

Using the Keyboard

Hold the CTRL key down and on the number pad, repeatedly tap the "+" key to zoom IN and the "-" key to zoom OUT.

Standards Compliance

All pages in this website, where possible have been tested and comply with all relevant Section 508 Standards and Priority 1, 2 and 3 Checkpoints of the W3 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, using the "Cynthia Says" validation tool.

This website has been built using the current web standards, XHTML 1.0 Strict ( & Transitional where necessary) and CSS in order to aid usability and accessibility.

Each page can be tested by clicking on the "XHTML" or "CSS" links at the bottom of the page.

The pages in this site have been tested in the following web browsers: Internet Explorer 7 and 8, Mozilla Firefox 3, Google Chrome 1, Safari 3 (PC platform) and Opera 9.

Links

All links throughout the website have "Title" attributes which gives a further explanation of the link and makes sense out of context. We try to ensure that link text is not duplicated and that there are no javascript "pseudo-links" (All links can be followed by the browser) other than the email address links on each page. There are also no links which open in new browser windows without warning.

Images

All images have descriptive ALT and TITLE tags to describe the content of the image.

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