Working together as a combined voice- empowering positive involvement through unity
Caniad supports people who want to have their voices heard, influence decisions, and help to shape mental health and substance misuse services. Our model, which is used as a framework to help involve more people in these vital areas. Our structure has been developed by a panel of people who use mental health and substance misuse services, and their carers, across all six counties of North Wales. Our service has been built upon a ladder of participation and co-production.
The service employs a team of 7 staff and provide training and support for the development of existing and new service user and carer forums.
The Caniad panel is an advisory panel, that supports Caniad to deliver the service. Together we look at monitoring, ensuring that the contract is delivered and that Caniad meets all its targets. The Caniad panel also support with setting budgets and arrange the Shining Star Awards. It is the Caniad Panel that shortlist and select the nominations for the big night. If you would like to get involved in the Caniad Panel, then please contact our panel members above.