What is the Accessibility Label
The Accessibility Label is a quality label that provides information to users about accessibility.
The Accessibility Label is granted in one or more of the following seven disability categories:
- Wheelchair users
- People with reduced mobility, arm and hand impairments
- People with visual impairments
- People with hearing impairments
- People with asthma or allergy
- People with mental disabilities
- People with reading difficulties
Service providers who have been granted an Accessibility Label meet the minimum accessibility requirements applying to one or more of the seven categories.
If you are functionally impaired and want to go to places with a barrier-free environment, you should look for the Accessibility Label that covers your specific requirements.
Places and facilities that can obtain an Accessibility Label
The following places and facilities can currently obtain an Accessibility Label:
- Camping and caravan sites
- Camping cabins
- Churches, mosques and other places of worship
- Conference, exhibition and meeting venues
- Healthcare providers
- Indoor attractions and museums
- Outdoor attractions and museums
- Nature experiences
- Petrol and service stations
- Police and courts of law
- Restaurants and eateries
- Sport facilities
- Streets and pedestrian areas
- Take-aways, ice-cream stalls and kiosks
- Teaching facilities
- Theatres, cinema theatres and performance venues
- Tourist offices and travel agencies
- Town halls and citizen services
The accessibility label is praticed in Denmark (since 2004) and Iceland (since 2011). Information about accessibility is available in 5 languages - danish, swedish, english, german and icelandic.