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Accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement applies to angus.gov.uk/fosteringandadoption.

This website is run by Angus Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

This site consists only of HTML pages and has no documents. It has no accessibility issues.

Feedback and contact information

Let us know if you have any issues or feedback regarding the accessibility of the content on this site, or If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille.

Accessibility feedback form

For more information on how to contact us about this and other services visit the contact the council page.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website's accessibility

Angus Council Fostering & Adoption is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

It follows the accessibility guidelines issued by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

The site has been assessed by Shaw Trust Accessibility Services by people who have a wide range of disabilities and has achieved Shaw Trust Accessibility accreditation.

Shaw Trust Accessible

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on August 2020. It was last reviewed on 25 January 2022.

This website is tested monthly by The Shaw Trust who audit a random sample of pages each month. There is also an annual manual check by the Shaw Trust's user testing team which includes people with a range of impairments and disabilities.

We also use the Siteimprove accessibility monitoring service to identify and resolve accessibility issues. The site is scanned every 5 days.