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The Danish labelling systemAccessibility Denmark : 

The Danish labelling systemAccessibility Denmark Monica Løland Danish Accessibility Association The Danish Accessibility Association manages the labelling scheme and has developed the godadgang.dk website Danish Accessibility Association - Kløverprisvej 10 B - 2650 Hvidovre - Denmark Tel: +45 3635 9698 – [email protected] – www.godadgang.dk

Founders : 

Founders Visitdenmark, The Danish Tourist Board Horesta, the hotel, catering, and tourism industry’s employer association DSI, The Danish Council of Organisations of Disabled People (The Danish NGO Umbrella) Consensus about basic requirements necessary

The Danish labelling systemAccessibility Denmark : 

The Danish labelling systemAccessibility Denmark Political Action Plan on Tourism Denmark – open to everybody Reliable information to users – the whole picture Voluntary – not statutory - scheme Ensuring development of good accessibility Tools for enterprises

Specification : 

Specification Uniform standards Well-defined requirements to existing buildings Shared benefits for enterprises and people with disabilities

Requirements : 

Requirements Minimum requirements must be met immediately Action plan requirements compliance within 1, 2, 3, 5 or 10 years Service information Requirements applying to management and staff

Consensus : 

Consensus Consensus about basic requirements necessary The Danish Council of Organisations of Disabled People 32 organisations of persons with disabilities 7 categories of disability

7 categories of disability : 

7 categories of disability

6 types of tourist sites : 

6 types of tourist sites - Conference and meeting facilities - Accommodation Restaurants and other catering establishments - Indoor attractions - Outdoor attractions - Individual attractions

New categories : 

New categories Public administration Police and judicial system Hospitals Health carers, dentists, doctors, etc Libraries Teaching facilities Sports facilities – sportspeople and spectators Religious buildings – churches, synagogues, etc Cemeteries Shops

New categories in the pipeline : 

New categories in the pipeline Airports Petrol stations Trains and buses Car rental companies

Self-registration : 

Self-registration Enterprises and users may register a site online at godadgang.dk Self-registration is free of charge Sites are shown on the godadgang.dk website together with the information registered

Labelled companies : 

Labelled companies Professional registration specialists carry out registrations Registrations are validated by the Danish Accessibility Association Information is made available on the godadgang.dk website Enterprises may opt for labelling They can choose up to seven labels Improvement plans are available in the form of fact sheets Enterprises can market themselves as labelled enterprises

Certified companies : 

Certified companies Meet staff competence requirements Meet action plans within 1-10 years Prepare disability policy Are certified by independent certification body

godadgang.dk : 

godadgang.dk A fact sheet for each category of disability

Reference : 

Reference Reference on fact sheet to full registration

Milestones for 2005 : 

Milestones for 2005 1100 registrations by 31 December 2005 300 labelled enterprises by 31 December 2005 Widespread use of the Godadgang.dk website Widespread awareness of the labelling scheme

Costs : 

Costs Registration, validation and labelling 245 euros per registration Annual fee 65 – 1,200 euros Other products marketing action plans certification staff training

Registrations per enterprise type : 

Registrations per enterprise type 113 indoor attractions 30 outdoor attractions 194 individual attractions 155 conference and meeting facilities 907 experience nature establishments 79 accommodation providers 176 restaurants and other catering establishments

Registrations with labelper enterprise category : 

Registrations with labelper enterprise category 43 indoor attractions 19 outdoor attractions 113 individual attractions 193 conference and meeting facilities 40 accommodation providers 129 restaurants and other catering establishments

Number of labels awarded : 

Number of labels awarded 290 wheelchair users 322 reduced mobility, arm and hand impairments 402 visual impairments 451 hearing impairments 281 asthma and allergies 423 mental disabilities 459 reading difficulties

The Danish labelling systemAccessibility Denmark : 

The Danish labelling systemAccessibility Denmark Contact: Danish Accessibility Association Monica Løland Tel. + 45 3635 9698 E-mail [email protected] Danish Accessibility Association - Kløverprisvej 10 B - 2650 Hvidovre - Denmark Tel: +45 3635 9698 – [email protected] – www.godadgang.dk