Our commitment to making information accessible
We are committed to making sure that people can access and understand the information we provide and that they can communicate with us in ways which meet their needs.
We aim to make information available to people:
- upon request
- without unreasonable delay
- via translators and interpreters
- in alternative formats
Please note that services are available free of charge.
Available services include:
- Language Interpreters to patients who do not speak English or speak limited English.
- British Sign Language interpreters.
- Information in alternative formats that to suit the needs of the user.
- Advocacy services.
Please speak to a member of staff if you wish to know more about the services we offer.
Advocate Services are available locally.
An advocate can be used and is a person who supports someone who may otherwise find it difficult to communicate or to express their point of view.
Advocates can support people to make choices, ask questions and to say what they think.
The North Lincolnshire Advocacy Service offers the following services:
- Care Act Advocacy
- Advocacy for people with mental health needs
- Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)
- Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)
- Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
- Relevant Person’s Representative
- Advocacy for older people
- Advocacy for people with physical or sensory impairment
- Help with making NHS and social care complaints
- Appropriate adult service for people with a learning disability
- General advocacy for people with a learning disability
They can be contacted via their website or by telephone: 0303 303 0413.
This website was developed by, and is hosted and maintained by N3i.
We have aimed to make this website accessible to as many people as possible. This means you should be able to:
- make adjustments to the website's content using your browser or other tools, for example increasing the text size or colours.
- navigate the website using multiple methods, including your mouse, keyboard, or speech regognition software.
- listen to the content of the website using a screen reader.
We have also aimed to make the text clear and easy to understand.
N3i is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. We aim for WCAG 2.1 AAA compliance, and perform a full audit of the website annually.
We cannot guarantee the accessibility of third-party content on this website, however steps have been taken to make it as accessible as possible.
Specifically, this relates to:
- the CQC widget on the CQC summary page
- the location map on the contact page
If you encounter any problems accessing the content on this website, or if you require any content on this website in an alternative format, please contact us.
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).