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Future planning

  • Special Disability Trusts
    Information and guidance to assist family members who have the means to make private financial provision for the needs of a family member with severe disability.

  • Future planning: people with disability
    Booklets and Special Disability Trust information for families planning for the future of a family member with disability.

  • Future planning: other sources of support
    Information and contact details for other organisations that provide useful sources of support for families considering options for the future care of a person with disability.

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