Young people with complex health needs and long term conditions may need continued support from health services once they are 18. Planning for this transfer should start in plenty of time to allow young people and their parents to prepare.
Transition: preparing for using adult health services
This leaflet from the Community Children’s Healthcare Partnership explains what the transition from child health services to adult health services will mean for your child.
Transitioning to Adult Health Services pathway
This diagram is a high level pathway of a young persons transition from children's health services to adult health services.