This website has been designed and built to adhere to the latest accessibility standards, making sure the site is as accessible as possible whilst maintaining a high level of usability.

Text size

The Oldham Council Web site has a standard text size of around 12 pixels.

You can adjust the font size for this site only:

Alternatively, you can ask your Web browser to consistently display text using a larger or smaller typeface. Please click on the link below to view the instructions from the BBC describing how you can do this:

Colour scheme

You can adjust the colour scheme for this site only:

Alternatively, you can set your Web browser to ignore the colours that we have used on this Web site. You can also ask your browser to use your own preferred colour scheme when viewing this site.

Please click on the link below to view the instructions from the BBC describing how you can do this:

Listen to our website

To listen to our site click on the Browsealoud icon:

browsealoud icon

This will open a tool bar and the finger icon should be highlited.

Browsealoud menu

Then either double click or highlight the text on the webpage you wish to be read aloud.

Translate

Use the Browsealoud program to translate any of our pages into a number of different languages. 

The program can translate text into 99 languages, 40 of which are spoken.

Click on the Browsealoud icon

browsealoud icon

Select the globe icon and then choose your preferred language from the drop-down list

Browsealoud menu bar

 

Please be aware that these are automated translations by machine. They give you a sense of of the information rather than an accurate, trusted translation. If in doubt seek the services of a competent human translator.

Accessible Information Standard

The Accessible Information Standard is there to make sure that disabled people who use adult social care services (and their carers) have access to information that they can understand and any communication support they might need.