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Our accessibility statement

Accessibility statement for the Museum of the Home

This accessibility statement applies to www.museumofthehome.org.uk

This website is run by the Museum of the Home, an independent charitable company limited by guarantee set up as the Geffrye Museum Trust.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

For example, that means you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 400% 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

  • We believe that all the pages within our website are accessible.
  • The Annual report PDF is currently not accessible.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, audio recording or braille please email digital@museumofthehome.org.uk

We'll consider your request and get back to you in 10 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we're not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact the digital team at digital@museumofthehome.org.uk

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 Museum of the Home 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, apart from the non-compliances PDFs listed below.

Non-accessible content

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • Annual report PDF
    • Figures and images missing ALT tags - 5 documents (WCAG 2.1 A F65 Section 508 (2017) A F65)
    • Not tagged to be accessible by screen readers. WCAG 2.1 A 1.3.1 Section 508 (2017) A 1.3.1 1
    • Remedial work scheduled and to be completed by 2 September 2021

Content that's not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

Live video

We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on Friday 30 July 2021. The statement was last reviewed on Thursday 19 August 2021

This website was last tested on Thursday 19 August 2021. The test was carried out by Crumpled Dog.

This website is under active development and is being tested on an ongoing basis using the following:

  • Screen readers: JAWS 2018/IE11, iOS 12.3.1/VoiceOver, Talkback/Android equivalent
  • Manual inspection