Transition Hub

WCH Specialties/Clinics list

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Difference between pediatric and adult care 
FAQ sheet (What is transitioning? Pediatric primary care and changing providers. Great example from got transition
Readiness to transition checklist for caregiver and young adult to go through together (Alberta services) 
Changing roles and Relationships (legal rights) 
Getting Ready for Adult Healthcare: Caregiver providing support in self-management and independence at clinic visits for the young adult) 
Building support network (Example: Cassie and Friends online community) 
Educating about chronic health condition (better choices, better health) can be taken with patient and caregiver to learn more about chronic health 
Family toolkit provided by got transition 
Parent Transition to Adult Care Road Map
Building a plan with caregiver and young adult (what appointments will look like, what to do in emergency situations, etc). 
Inclusion: Translators, accessibility provided 

•Different stories of transitioning youth (provided by Alberta Health Services) 

•Healthcare Provider Guidelines – Transitioning Dependent Youth to Adult Care 

Guideline for Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care

Mental Health Screening Tool for Children and Young People

•Cultural Influence on Transition (For diversity purposes) – Canadian Pediatric Society Guideline on initial investigations and management steps for those who are new to Canada (Caring for Kids New to Canada) + Diverse populations resource to better support patients from diverse backgrounds (a picture of health

Six Core elements for clinicians 

•Reminding patients of accessibility + translators available for easy language access