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Future Planning - Safeguarding the Good Life workshop (face to face) - Mon 31 Oct

  • 31 October 2022
  • 09:00am - 03:00pm
  • Parramatta Location TBC

Do you want to learn how to plan for a long-term positive and secure future for a person with disability?

One of the most common concerns expressed by families is the uncertainty about the future of their loved ones with disability, particularly after parents are no longer around.

This workshop will explore a range of considerations around planning for the future so that family members with disability have safeguards in place that work towards ensuring the things that are important to them are protected well into the future. 

There is much that families can do now, so join us for this highly requested event to take the next steps 

Join this workshop if you:

  • Are concerned about the future of your family members with disability when you are no longer able to advocate for the good things of life
  • Are looking for strategies from other families such as Circles of Support and Valued Roles
  • Are interested in Legal safeguards  such as Wills and Trusts 
  • Wanting to network with other families and share experiences

The Speakers

Catherine Hogan - 

Catherine Hogan 2022 bw v2Catherine Hogan has both a sister and a son with intellectual disability, both of whom live in their own homes. Catherine and her extended family crafted and supported her sister's living arrangements, day to day supports (both paid and unpaid), that have enabled her to live in her own home for the past 10 years. Catherine‚Äôs sister has also had a Circle of Support for 12 years and holds many valued roles in her life.

Over her working life, Catherine has guided hundreds of families in their negotiation with the many 'systems' they encounter and continues to do so. Catherine now has her own consulting business in Sydney . 

Nicole pro bono v2Nicole Lojszczyk -

Nicole Lojszczyk is a senior lawyer from law firm Gilbert & Tobin's Pro bono team, who supports many families as they explore the legal considerations when planning the safeguards for a person with disability.


About the venue

Morning tea and lunch are included.


Can't attend this location?

We are also offering this workshop online on Thursday 24 November, 9am - 3pm.



$35 for people with disability and families*;
$50 for professionals 
*If cost is a barrier, contact us to discuss options.

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