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Accessibility Policy

Accessibility statement for the Healthy AGeing in Scotland (HAGIS) website

This accessibility statement applies to the website.

The website is run by the HAGIS team based at the University of Stirling. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website, regardless of circumstance and ability. We’ve 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 we test this website

We currently use Wix Accessibility Automated Wizard which scans our website and provides actionable solutions to improve accessibility on our site. Automated Wizard tests against the W3C WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines using the automated tool. Automated Wizard can't find everything that could be improved, but is rarely wrong about what it does find. The reports generated by Wix Automated Wizard are reviewed by the HAGIS team, with any actions taken and prioritised into our future work. 

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • some PDF documents are currently not fully accessible to screen reader software.


Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, please email or call 0800 085 1005. We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days.


Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems which aren't listed on this page or think that we're not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations then please email to let us know.

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

The HAGIS team is committed to making this website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.


Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.


Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:

  • Some of the PDF documents on this site are currently not fully accessible to screen reader software. 


Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations:

  • Third party content

  • Third party content displayed on our website that's under someone else’s control and which we have not paid for or developed is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations. Examples on include feeds from Twitter

  • The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.


Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 24 August 2021. 

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