www.asist.co.uk Accessibility Statement



Updated: December 2019.
 

General

www.asist.co.uk strives to ensure that its services are accessible to people with disabilities. www.asist.co.uk has invested a significant amount of resources to help ensure that its website is made easier to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, with the strong belief that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence.
 

Accessibility on www.asist.co.uk

www.asist.co.uk makes available the UserWay Website Accessibility Widget that is powered by a dedicated accessibility server. The software allows www.asist.co.uk to improve its compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1).
 

Enabling the Accessibility Menu

The www.asist.co.uk accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears on the corner of the page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.
 

Disclaimer

www.asist.co.uk continues its efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of its site and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible and unhindered use also for those of us with disabilities.

In an ongoing effort to continually improve and remediate accessibility issues, we also regularly scanwww.asist.co.uk with UserWay's Accessibility Scanner to identify and fix every possible accessibility barrier on our site. Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on www.asist.co.uk fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.
 

Here For You

If you are experiencing difficulty with any content on www.asist.co.uk or require assistance with any part of our site, please contact us during normal business hours as detailed below and we will be happy to assist.
 

Contact Us

If you wish to report an accessibility issue, have any questions or need assistance, please contact www.asist.co.uk

ABOUT US >

Asist provides specialist independent advocacy support focused on one-to-one, issue based advocacy services for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and/or mental health issues.

 

Advocacy is about enabling people who have difficulty speaking out to speak up and make their own, informed, independent choices about decisions that affect their lives.

 

Asist provides the Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy service (IMCA) and the Independent Mental Health Act Advocacy service (IMHA) in Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent. Asist also offers advocacy to people in Stoke on Trent through a number of specialist projects including Care Act, BME, NHS Complaints and Parents Advocacy.

Asist is nationally recognised for developing, writing and promoting the Watching Brief guidance which outlines the core principles that underpin all Non-Instructed Advocacy support services across the UK.

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Asist Advocacy Services is a registered charity number: 1048075
Asist is a company registered in England - company number: 3068125
Registered office: Asist, Winton House, Stoke Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2RW

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