EGL Workshop – Save the Date – Wednesday 8 August – Palmerston North

EGL Workshop – Save the Date – Wednesday 8 August – Palmerston North

Not to be missed

Enabling Good Lives Workshop – “From rhetoric to reality – real implementation”

 Brought to you by NZDSN and the national EGL Leadership group


Venue: Rugby Institute, Massey University, 56 Albany Drive, Palmerston North

 Date: Wednesday 8 August

This one-day workshop is specifically for Support Workers in the area covered by the Mid Central System Transformation prototype.

It is a major opportunity to engage with EGL and to get a sense of what real EGL implementation and System Transformation means for:

  • organisational development
  • renegotiating relationships with people using services
  • being truly person driven and what this looks like in practice

The workshop will hear directly from disabled people, families and providers about transformed lives and transformed / transforming organisations, informed by EGL principles.

Workshop Programme:

9.30:    Introductions

9.45:    Overview of the EGL approach & System Transformation

Where are we up to?


10.45: Morning Tea

11.05: Making Change Happen – in a good way

The Territory of Change

Steps for making change easier

12.30: Lunch

1.30:    Moving towards an EGL approach – experiences of providers,

families and individuals

Discussion and questions

2.45:    Afternoon Tea

3.00:    Discussion and questions

Concluding Comments

3.30:    Finish


This will be a free event but registration will be required for catering.

Note: Paid time will be funded for support workers attending this event if it is not part of their normal hours of work.  Reimbursement will be via application by employers to

Click HERE for our pdf flyer

Click HERE for our Word document version

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