Clearwater Care has made every effort to ensure our website is accessible and easy for everyone to use, irrespective of whether they have a disability or not. The Clearwater Care website has been constructed to conform to level Double-A of the WC3 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. However, due to addtional complex functionality within the site, Clearwater Care is stating that the site complies with Level 1 or Single-A.

In order to ensure the Clearwater Care website remains accessible, there is an ongoing process of continual work that aims to provide a user friendly experience. If you have any problems using the Clearwater Care website please

Best Viewing Experience

To ensure you have the best viewing experience browsing our site you need to ensure that you have your favourite/search/history right hand column closed, that you have maximised the web window and your resolution is set to 1024 x 768 or greater.

Website Structure

The menu bar, across the top of our website, displays the main information categories available for you to access. The links (buttons) to the left and right-hand side give you access to additional information contained within the main categories. When in a section of the site, the section navigation menu will appear on left hand side, and will include a bread crumb trail.

Navigation Assistance: Keyboard or Mouse?

If you have restricted mobility or wish to avoid repetitive strain injury, you may find it useful to use your keyboard instead of your mouse to navigate our website. By using Tab and Enter on your keyboard, it is possible to navigate and access all areas of our website. The Tab key allows you to move and browse amongst the menus and links displayed on each page, and pressing Enter will activate your request for a particular menu or link. The arrow keys on the keyboard will enable you to move up or down the page or from left to right.

Changing Text Size

Please click on the buttons at the top right of the screen to maximise or minimise the text size. There are an infinitive number of text sizes available. Click the middle A to reset the text size to a default size at any time.


In some areas of our website we use PDF (Portable Document Format) documents which are accessed by clicking on the appropriate document links. To view a PDF document, you may need to download Acrobat Reader first. This is a free software package and is available by clicking on this image: