NIHR - Join Dementia Research Accreditation

Digital Accessibility Centre Certificate of Accreditation

Accreditation Certificate Number: NIHR - Join Dementia Research /01

Client: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

Product: Join Dementia Research

Certificate issue date: 25 February 2022

Platform: Desktop and mobile

Certification:

To achieve certification each product undergoes a manual technical compliance review against WCAG 2.1 to level AA.

The product underwent both a technical compliance audit and robust end to end testing by users with a wide range of disabilities including blind, low vision, dyslexia, colour blindness, mobility impairments, learning difficulties, Deaf, Asperger and anxiety and panic disorder.

All testing is carried out in line with relevant platform specific guidelines, and where applicable, conforms with The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. Testing also conforms to Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Known Accessibility Issues

Scope of Testing

Task 1 - Home page

https://www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/
  1. Review information about the service

Task 2 - Sign up journey: Read about the service on the homepage and sign up for yourself

https://www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/signup
  1. Registration - Click Sign Up
  2. Registration - Click Sign Up for Myself
  3. Registration - Enter your DAC email
  4. Registration - Enter a username
  5. Registration - Enter your password
  6. Registration - Enter any information for all the security questions
  7. Registration - Click continue to step 2
  8. Information about you - Fill out each form field with dummy information
  9. Information about you - Click continue to step 3 email verification
  10. Email Verification - Go to your email and click activate account
  11. Email Verification - Click Continue
  12. Log in to your account - Login with the username and password you created
  13. Share on Facebook and Twitter.

Task 3 - Sign up for someone else

https://www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/signup?registrationType=proxy
  1. Registration - Click Sign Up
  2. Registration - Click Sign Up for Someone else
  3. Registration - Click Yes
  4. Registration - Click Confirm
  5. Registration For Someone Else- Enter an email address you have access to
  6. Registration For Someone Else - Enter a username
  7. Registration For Someone Else - Enter your password !
  8. Registration For Someone Else - Enter any information for all of the security questions
  9. Information about you - Fill out each form field with dummy information
  10. Information about you - Click continue to step 3 email verification
  11. Email Verification - Go to your email and click activate account
  12. Email Verification - Click Continue
  13. Share on Facebook and Twitter.

Task 4 - Review profile

https://www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk
Log in and view volunteer summary. Review matched studies and read study details. Tick a study to declare your interest.
  1. Click Add/Update Information
  2. Click Yes under is the Volunteer registered as someone who has a diagnosis
  3. Click Save and Continue
  4. Click Alzheimer's Disease
  5. Enter dummy data in each form field
  6. Click Save and Continue
  7. Enter dummy data in each form field
  8. Click Save and Continue
  9. Enter dummy data in each form field
  10. Click Complete Sign Up
  11. Click on Matched Study

Task 5 - Volunteer FAQS

https://www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/help
  1. Read FAQs for the public.

Task 6 - News

https://news.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/

Task 7 - Champion page

https://news.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/further-information/help-spread-the-word/champion/

Task 8 - News - dementia studies

https://news.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/category/dementia-studies/

Task 9 - Call-back form

https://www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk/register-by-phone
  1. Call-back - Fill out form fields

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