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Accessibility Statement

Brothers of Charity Services Ireland – West Region is committed to making this website accessible, in accordance with the European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. Therefore, to adapt the content to your needs or preferences in most cases you should be able to:

  • Resize text up to 200% without impact on the functionality of the website.
  • Zoom in up to 500% without loss of information or functionality, or the need to scroll in more than one direction.
  • Navigate the menus and all interactive functionality without a mouse and use assistive technology such as a screen reader.
  • Use transcripts or closed captions with most audio and video material

This accessibility statement applies to content specifically published on

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 level AA, due to the non-accessible content listed below.

Should you wish to contact us regarding accessibility please see the feedback and contact information section below. We will do our best to ensure that any content you request is made available and accessible in a timely manner.

Some content on BOCSI West Regions website does not fully comply with the European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020. For example:

  • PDF’s
  • Not using Plain English

Content published prior to 23 September 2018 is exempt under the EU Web Accessibility Directive. Brothers of Charity Services Ireland is committed to ensuring all our content is as accessible as possible.

Please contact us if there is any inaccessible content that was published to our site prior to September 2018 that you wish to receive in an accessible format and we will endeavour to assist you.

This statement was prepared on 12/04/2023 following a review of a sample number of pages against all relevant WCAG 2.1 AA Success Criteria and relevant EN 301 549 clauses. This assessment was performed using a range of tools including:

  • Chrome browser
  • NVDA screen reader
  • Automated testing
  • Manual testing and Keyboard-only navigation testing

Our site is regularly reviewed with manual audits and by scans with an automated testing tool. In addition, we carry out user testing that includes users with disabilities. Testing with real users gives us valuable feedback about the real-world accessibility of our site.

If you need support using computers, the web, and assistive technology please contact the Digital and Accessible Technology Team.

We also recommend the resource – My Computer My Way –

For information on making a complaint under the Disability Act 2005 (No. 14 of 2005) please see our Complaints Policy and Local Complaints Procedure.

BOCSI-WR is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for persons with disabilities. We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website.

If you have a comment or complaint about the accessibility of this website, please contact us.

If you wish to request particular content in an accessible format please include the following details:

  • Your required format.
  • The content you wish to receive (please include the url of the content)
  • Your name and email address.

We will make all reasonable efforts to fulfil your request.