This page explains how we have tried to make this website accessible for all users and how we plan to increase accessibility in the future.
Our website conforms to W3CA standards for accessibility.
We have attempted to use plain english throughout the site to increase accessibility.
We are committed to putting people who use our services first. This includes collecting and responding to their views and experiences and ensuring that they can access the information they need to make informed choices about their care.
We want to make sure that everyone is able to obtain the information we provide and is able to communicate with us in ways that meet their individual needs. Our accessible communications policy sets out how we are achieving these aims.
Where possible documents are provided in both PDF (Portable Document Format) and Word format. We will indicate clearly the file type of each download. If you have trouble accessing a document please contact us using our feedback form. (Please note that Word documents are provided in the most recent .docx format)
You can increase the size of the text on our webpages by using the button provided at the top right hand corner of every page. You may also be able to adjust the text size using the menu options of your browser. Please refer to the help menu of your browser for guidance. We cannot provide information or assistance on browser settings.
We do not use colour to convey vital information.
All relevant images have text descriptions explaining what the image is about and will be displayed if you hover your cursor over the image.
All links to other websites will open up a new browser window or tab. (Relevant links state that they will open in a new window).
Navigating without a Mouse
You may use the 'arrow' keys to scroll up and down a page.
You may also use the 'tab' key to move from one link to the next, in sequence, then press the 'return' or 'enter' key to select a link.
You may use the 'back' button to return to the previously opened page.
All navigational elements can be navigated to using Access Keys. Access keys vary slightly differently between the Operating Systems of PCs and Mac's - access keys will also vary depending on your preferred browser.
See below how Access Keys work:
Windows PC Users (also Linux & Ubuntu users)
Some users may need to use Alt + Shift + R OR Alt + R then Enter
Apple Mac Users
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by The Beeches Professional and Therapeutic Services Ltd and The Beeches Resource Centre and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of The Beeches Professional and Therapeutic Services Ltd and The Beeches Resource Centre. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However The Beeches Professional and Therapeutic Services Ltd and The Beeches Resource Centre takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.