Accessibility Policy

Accessibility Policy

Heart & Hands, Inc., Private Home Care is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website for people with disabilities. All of the pages should conform to Section 508 standards.

Contents of this Document
This document contains the following information:

Access keys

Access keys have been established for keyboard accessibility of active elements on the Heart & Hands, Inc., Private Home Care website. For Windows, press ALT+access key; for Macintosh, press CONTROL+access key.

  • Access key 0: Accessibility Policy
  • Access key 1: Heart and Hands Homepage
  • Access key 2: Text only transcript
  • Access key 3: Navigational Links
  • Access key 4: Main Content
  • Access key c: Contact Us
  • Access key o: Office Locations
  • Access key s: Our Services
  • Access key q: Our Qualifications
  • Access key p: Personnel Directory

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Visual Design

The Heart & Hands, Inc., Private Home Care website utilizes the following:

  • Page elements controlled with cascading style sheets
  • Style sheets can be turned off the page used with individualized style sheets.
  • Properly identified HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Relative font sizes and resizable text
  • Limited table usage
  • Appropriately labeled tables, when relevant
  • A method to skip navigation
  • Color that is secondary to meaning
  • Non-flickering screens
  • Links with title attributes or descriptive target text
  • Links that make sense out of context
  • Link text that is not duplicated (same text means same link)
  • Images with ALT or LONGDESC attributes
  • Correctly labeled and appropriately used spacer images
  • Feedback and contact information on every screen

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Navigational Elements

The Heart & Hands, Inc., Private Home Care website utilizes a standard template with navigational elements as follows:

  • Vertical navigation links are provided on the left of each page.
  • Horizontal navigation links are located at the bottom of each page.
  • Target link text and titles are clear, concise and make sense when read out of context.
  • Pages are keyboard accessible using the tab key or access keys as defined above.

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Special Content

  • Multimedia files may be open or closed captioned; text-only transcripts should be available for all audio content.
  • Forms are keyboard accessible; forms utilize logical layout and appropriate form labels.

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