Accessibility Plan

Accessibility Plan : Commitment to Accessible Service and Assistive Devices

Commitment to Accessible Service

Cambrian Ford will make every reasonable effort to ensure that its policies, practices and procedures are consistent with the principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity for persons with disabilities.

Assistive Devices

We will ensure that our staff is trained and familiar with various assistive devices that may be used by customers with disabilities while accessing our services.

Accessibility Plan : Communication and Service Animals


We will communicate with people with disabilities in ways that take into account their disability.

Service Animals

We welcome people with disabilities and their service animals. Service animals are allowed on the parts of our premises that are open to the public.

Accessibility Plan : Training for Staff

Training for Staff

Cambrian Ford will provide training to employees and volunteers who deal with the public or other third parties on their behalf. Training will include:

  • An overview of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the requirements of the customer service standard
  • Cambrian Ford's plan related to the customer service standard
  • How to interact and communicate with people with various types disabilities
  • How to interact with people with disabilities who use an assistive device or require the assistance of a service animal or a support person
  • Staff will also be trained when changes are made to the plan
Accessibility Plan : Accessible Formats and Communication Supports for Employees

Accessible Formats and Communication Supports for Employees

Cambrian Ford will ensure that employees are aware of our policies for employees with disabilities and any changes to these policies as they occur. If an employee with a disability requests it, Cambrian Ford will provide or arrange for the provision of accessible formats and communication supports for information needed in order to perform his/her job and information that is generally available to all employees in the workplace. Cambrian Ford will consult with the employee making the request to determine the best way to provide the accessible format or communication support.

Accessibility Plan : Workplace Emergency Response Information and Performance Management and Career Development

Workplace Emergency Response Information

Where required, Cambrian Ford will create individual workplace emergency response information for employees with disabilities. This information will take into account the unique challenges created by the individual's disability and the physical nature of the workplace, and will be created in consultation with the employee.

Performance Management and Career Development

Cambrian Ford will consider the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities when implementing performance management processes, or when offering career development or advancement opportunities. Individual accommodation plans will be consulted, as required.

Accessibility Plan : Feedback Process

Feedback Process

Customers who wish to provide feedback on the way Cambrian Ford provides services to people with disabilities can verbally discuss their concerns with our Vice President, Michelle Caza Joly at (705) 560-3673.

Customers can expect to hear back within 7 business days. Complaints will be addressed according to our organization's regular complaint management procedures.

Accessibility Plan : Availability of Documentation

Availability of Documentation

In addition to a web version, the customer service plan can also be obtained by contacting our Vice President, Michelle Caza Joly at (705) 560-3673.

This documentation will be made available upon request to customers with disabilities in a format that takes into account their disability. The length of time it will take to provide information in alternative formats will depend on the format requested. Every effort will be made, however, to process requests in a timely fashion.

This policy statement describes Cambrian Ford's policy and practices regarding the provision of services to people with disabilities.

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