The Beeches wants to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

We are working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

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.

This website endeavours to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.

These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people.

This website has been designed using XHTML and CSS and will be fully responsive on tablets and smart phones as standard.

OS and Browsers

Current operating systems and browsers have a wide range of features and tools for accessibility. Follow the links below for further information and guidance.


Operating Systems






Internet Explorer





Hyperlinks and Documents

All hyperlinks will open up a new browser tab. Documents are provided in either PDF (Portable Document Format) or Word (.docx) format. We will indicate clearly the file type of each download. If you have trouble downloading a document or find a broken link please contact us using our Get In Touch form.


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.