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Transition to adult careTransition to adult careTransition to adult careTEnglishNATeen (13-18 years)NANASupport, services and resourcesAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2021-03-24T04:00:00ZLanding PageLearning Hub<p>Find out how to prepare your child for taking charge of their own health-care, as they transition from the paediatric to adult health-care system.</p><p>As they make their way through the health-care system, your child will learn how to independently manage their own health with the support of their family, friends and health-care team. Help your child prepare for taking charge of their own care with information on important skills for adulthood and what to expect of the adult health-care system.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Transitioning through the health-care system</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn what to expect when your child transitions through the health-care system and when they make the switch to adult care. Find out how to prepare your child for taking charge of their own care.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3924&language=English">Transitioning to adult care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3925&language=English">Helping your child transition through health care: Children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3926&language=English">Helping your child transition through health care: Teens</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3927&language=English">Transitioning to adult care: Resources</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Letting your teen become more independent</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Growing children need to learn some important skills for adulthood, especially if they have a long-term health condition. This section describes the factors that help your teen become more independent and what to do if you are concerned about their wellbeing and self-care.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2425&language=English">How a teen becomes more independent</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2433&language=English">Managing concerns about your teen's wellbeing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2428&language=English">Supporting your teen to develop new health-care skills</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2434&language=English">Motivating your teen to develop new skills</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2435&language=English">What to do when your teen is not learning new healthcare skills</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2426&language=English">How hospitals support teen independence</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Teen modules: Transitioning to adult care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Your teen will learn how to make the switch to adult care on their own with the support of their family, friends and health-care team. To help them prepare for taking charge of their own care, this section offers information on what to expect of the adult health-care system, education system and working world. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3916&language=English">Transitioning to adult care </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3917&language=English">Transitioning through health care as a teenager: Timeline</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3918&language=English">Moving on: Higher education</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3919&language=English">Moving on: Working</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3920&language=English">Managing your finances</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3921&language=English">Getting involved in your community</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3922&language=English">Factors to consider when leaving home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3978&language=English">Finding a primary health-care provider</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3923&language=English">Transitioning to adult care: Resources</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/iStock-1255589346.jpgtransitionadultcare

 

 

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