Child Bereavement UK is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of ability or technology. This is an ongoing process and are constantly seeking to improve in this area.

The site has been designed to adhere to best practice by following W3C standards. We aim to be ‘AA compliant’ according to WCAG guidelines and we are working towards complying with AAA standards where possible.


Child Bereavement UK’s website uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control all presentation and layout so that content is well structured and easily accessible via assistive devices.

Font size

Text size can be increased or decreased by using the zoom controls in your browser. Find the instructions for your browser below:

Website content

Content across the site has been written and formatted to make it as accessible as possible:

  • We aim to use clear and easy to understand language wherever the subject permits
  • Semantic headings are descriptive and used to highlight sections of text
  • Links are accompanied with meaningful text
  • No information or navigation is conveyed through the use of colour alone


We in the process of adding descriptive alternative text to to all images used for non-aesthetic reasons.

PDF downloads

There are a number of PDF documents available to view online or download across the our website. You can find out more about how to configure the free Adobe Reader software to obtain greater access to PDF files by visiting the Adobe site.

More information

The BBC's My Web My Way website includes help for those who may benefit from making changes to computer, browser or operating system to be able to view any website in a more accessible way.

Your feedback

Child Bereavement UK welcomes any comments, suggestions or feedback. If you are using adaptive technology and are having problems accessing bereavement support information on our website, please contact us with details of the problem you encountered and the technology you are using and we will do our best to help you and provide the information you need in whichever format best suits your needs.