Adolescent Transition Care Work Streams

The Steer­ing Com­mit­tee has iden­ti­fied ways to approach its work with a focus on young peo­ple and the health system.

Young Per­son Stream 

  • Research what young peo­ple need and want
  • Iden­ti­fy what are the bar­ri­ers to young peo­ple access­ing services
  • Demon­strate ways to engage with young peo­ple authentically
  • Embed oppor­tu­ni­ties for young peo­ple to par­tic­i­pate in health ser­vice design
  • Bid for Tran­si­tion ser­vices that are lack­ing for young people
  • Embed indi­vid­u­alised health mea­sures that are mean­ing­ful to young people.

Health Sys­tem Stream 

  • Iden­ti­fy where and how young peo­ple are access­ing care
  • Pro­vide edu­ca­tion about devel­op­men­tal­ly appro­pri­ate care
  • Advo­cate that ser­vices include young peo­ple in deci­sion mak­ing, ser­vice design, pol­i­cy etc
  • Improve infra­struc­ture for the trans­fer of patients
  • Con­tin­u­al­ly mea­sure and eval­u­ate health outcomes.

Suc­cess will look like

  • Suc­cess­ful, embed­ded tran­si­tion services
  • Ser­vices and pol­i­cy that is inclu­sive of young people
  • Embed­ded, sys­tem wide, devel­op­men­tal­ly appro­pri­ate care
  • Con­ti­nu­ity of care through seam­less infor­ma­tion flow, refer­rals and han­dover etc.
  • Embed­ded oppor­tu­ni­ties for young people’s par­tic­i­pa­tion in health ser­vice design
  • Co-designed young per­son engage­ment model
  • Clear­ly iden­ti­fied and doc­u­ment­ed ado­les­cent tran­si­tion care needs
  • Vis­i­bil­i­ty of and abil­i­ty to inter­vene about where and how young peo­ple are access­ing health care.

Ado­les­cent Tran­si­tion Care Net­work Vision and Aims Easy Read (581 KBPDF)