Well Aware is committed to providing a website that is accessible to as many users as possible - regardless of ability or browsing technology.

This site aims to achieve overall compliance with the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative's (WCAG 2.0) guidelines.

Navigation Keys

This website has been built to allow easy access using either the keyboard or mouse. Keyboard commands are as follows:

  • Tab: move forwards through links/elements on any page
  • Shift Tab: move backwards through links/elements on any page
  • Return: Activate selected item on page
  • Backspace: Back to the previous page

For the benefit of users with screen readers a skip navigation facility has been provided on each page of Well Aware.

Text Size

If you would like to change the text size used throughout this website, please use the Text Size buttons available on each page; these are located on the top right of each page directly above the main site navigation.

Alternatively, you can change the font size via your web browser's menu:

  • in Internet Explorer: choose View > Text Size
  • in Firefox: choose View > Zoom > Zoom in
  • Opera users: go to View > Zoom

Document Viewing

Documents stored on this website are available in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) and Microsoft Word Document Format (DOC). These formats can be viewed using the following free software:

PDF: Adobe Acrobat Reader

DOC: Word viewer 2003

W3C - Validation

This web site is built using XHTML1.0 Transistional and validates against standards set by W3C:
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Style sheets conforming to valid CSS2.1 where possible are used throughout this web site for visual layout and formatting.

The web site continues to function correctly if style sheets are turned off, or client side scripting languages such as JavaScript, are not available.

The web site conforms to W3C WCAG v2.0 guidelines for web site accessibility - Priority Level 2 (AA) where possible.