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Britannia Wood’s Commitment to Accessibility
Britannia Woods Community House is committed to providing an inclusive environment to clients and employees with disabilities in accordance with the core principles of accommodation, dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Ontario Human Rights Code 1990 and the
- Considering individual and special needs when applying BWCH policies and procedures
- Communicating with people in a way that meets their needs
- Welcoming feedback and suggestions about services in a variety of formats
- Welcoming accompanying support people
- Offering a range of assistive devices
- Welcoming service animals
- Letting people know if services are not available where possible, for example, if a program is going to be closed or if the website is not available
- Ensuring emergency responses address accessibility
- Training staff and volunteers to provide the best possible service
- Providing a forum for addressing concerns or challenges associated with accessing our services including our suggestion box and complaints procedures
- Ensuring the Executive Director’s name and contact information is available both at program sites and on our website
- Providing opportunities for continuous improvement and regular review of accessibility policies and procedures
- Ensuring this information is available in both official languages
About the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
The AODA makes Ontario the first jurisdiction in Canada to develop, implement and enforce mandatory accessibility standards in the private and public sectors. The Ontario government is gradually implementing these standards, including Customer Service and Integrated Accessibility Standards.
Learn more about the AODA on the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure website. Hyperlink website https://www.ontario.ca/page/accessibility-laws