CAN brings people together to inspire a more open and supportive workplace.
To champion the needs of people with disabilities and long term health conditions
To increase the capability of the department through awareness of disability needs, education and support
To be the department’s critical friend on the topics of disability and inclusion
What they do
Bring people together to demonstrate how talking openly and confidently about how our bodies and minds work benefits everyone
Create opportunities for people to learn about how a deeper understanding of difference makes it easier for everyone to reach their full potential
Provide challenge and support to the department on disability
Provide a confidential advice and signposting service to help join up department support and specialist groups
The interest groups CAN supports are Arthritis; Asperger Syndrome; Carers; Diabetes, Food Issues & Allergies; Dyslexia and Dyspraxia; Epilepsy and Migraine; Hearing Impairment; Stammering; Visual Impairment; Wellbeing & Mental Health.
Supporting CAN - Capability Action Network at BEIS