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This site was successfully checked as XHTML 1.0 strict.
XHTML 1.0 is a standard set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to improve accessibility of websites.
A standard-compliant site means the content can be displayed by traditional browsers, old and new, and that the pages can also be understood by browsers that help people with a disability – voice browsers that read web pages aloud to people with sight impairments, Braille browsers that translate text into Braille, for example.
Making text larger
The way this site is constructed allows you to change the size of the text on the pages by using the 'Make type bigger' buttons at the top right of the screen. Alternatively, follow the link below for instructions on how to change the size of text.
How to make your text larger (BBC: My web my way)
You can use keyboard commands to navigate to the main areas of the site. They are known as access keys. Access keys are used with screen readers and may be helpful for people who find it easier to use the keyboard to navigate around a website.
Access key 1 = home page
Access key 3 = site map
Access key 9 = contact
Access key N = normal size text
Access key L = large size text
Access keys for Firefox users: Press Shift+Alt+Access key
Access keys for Internet Explorer users: Press Alt+Access key then press ENTER
Access keys for Safari users: Press Ctrl+Alt+Access key
The site uses cascading stylesheets (CSS). This creates a fast-loading website that is useable in most browsers and is accessible to screen readers.
We provide some documents in PDF format and you will need the Adobe Acrobat reader to view them. You can download Acrobat Reader free of charge from the Adobe website.
This page was updated 23 March 2013.
There are currently no plans to update the page because existing funding for mentalhealthcare.org.uk ceases at the end of April 2013.
We will, however, continue to regularly check that all links are working.
Links last updated: 11 May 2013
Next links check due: August 2013