Carers in Derbyshire aims to ensure all information published is accessible to all users.

The main partners of Carers in Derbyshire offer information in other formats on request such as large print, easy read, British Sign Language, Braille, audio and alternate langauges. Please contact them directly.

Website accessibility

Accessibility features

Please find accessibility features by selecting 'show accessibility tools' at the bottom of your screen.

Text size and simplify

You can use the 'simplify' option to remove images from pages and reposition side bar items to the bottom of the page. This makes the pages text only.

Once the site has been simplified, you will be given options to increase and decrease the size of the text on the pages by selecting the 'A' symbols. These features are best utilised on text content pages and the carers directory listings.  

You cannot increase the text size on the site without first selecting simplify. This is to ensure that the design and layout of the site isn't compormised by changing the text size.

However, if you prefer to keep the images and side bar items visible,  you can use your device's zoom feature to increase or decrease the text size:

I'm using a

to increase the           text size:

to decrease the text size: to reset the text size:
Windows computer / laptop Press Ctrl and + on your keyboard Press Ctrl and  - on your keyboard  Press Ctrl and 0 on your keyboard
Apple Mac computer / laptop Pres Cmd and + on your keyboard Press Cmd and - on your keyboard Press Cmd and 0 on your keyboard
Tablet /             smart phone Use 2 fingertips (move apart) to zoom in on text N/A Double tap on the screen


The above table was developed by Derbyshire Community Health Services. 


Use the contrast switcher in the accessibilty tools to adjust the colours of the background and the text font. You can choose from two settings, high contrast (white text on a black background) and dyslexia (black text on a lilac background).

Or you can use the 'advanced options' to tailor the colours on the background, text and hyperlinks to suit your needs. 


Many smartphones and tablets have software built in that will read the information on the screen out loud. Check your device's instructions to see if it has this feature. If not you may be able to download an app to do this.


Our accessibilty bar (see 'show accessibility bar' at the bottom of the page) allows you to translate the pages on this website to a language of your choice using a Google Translate plug in.

But you should be aware that no automated translation is perfect, nor is it intended to replace human translators.

We cannot take responsibility for any translation inaccuracies.

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If you find are unable to access information on this webiste, please contact us

This information was last updated on 05/11/2019

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