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Accessible Information Standard

All organisations that provide NHS care and / or publicly-funded adult social care are legally required to follow the Accessible Information Standard

Making health and social care information accessible

All organisations that provide NHS care and / or publicly-funded adult social care are legally required to follow the Accessible Information Standard

The Standard sets out a specific, consistent approach to
– identifying
– recording
– flagging
– sharing and;
– meeting the information and communication support needs of patients, service users, carers and parents with a disability, impairment or sensory loss

Deafinate Matters CIC has produced a template letter that can be used and given to GP surgeries, hospitals etc to highlight your necessary needs as relevant. If you would like a copy please request this on our contact form

If you would like further information regarding the Accessible Information Standard please click on this link: https://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/accessibleinfo/

Information in BSL format can be found here: https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/accessible-information-standard-post-implementation-review/

(use the link and scroll down the page)

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