We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

The content of this website is managed by Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity.

For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts,
  • zoom in without the text spilling off the screen,
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software,
  • most images have Alt (alternative) text description,
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including modern web browsers and computers with Voiceover).
  • we’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.


This free resource has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. Follow the link (the link opens a new tab):

Simple ‘how to’ guides to make your device easier to use | My Computer My Way (

What to do if you can’t access parts of this website

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

We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 20 working days.

How we tested this website

We tested this website with the Accessibility Insights (Microsoft’s subsidiary service) in May 2024

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

This website has been designed to be accessible. We aim for our website to conform to level AA of the W3C WCAG 2.1 AA standards, using the guidelines detailed on These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities and ensure a positive user experience for all website visitors.

The site is responsive and displays correctly in current browsers. Using compliant HTML/CSS code means future browsers will also display the site correctly.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

This statement was originally prepared on 06/06/2024.

We monitor accessibility using automated and manual checks. We also test this website regularly with real users.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, email us at

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