Transition to Adult Care
Time for Transition – Are You Ready?
Transitioning the teen to Adult Transplant Care
Created by Stollery Children’s Hospital
Well on Your Way Helping Youth Transition to Adult Healthcare
For youth, young adults, their parents and caregivers, and health care providers. Created by Stollery Children’s Hospital and Alberta Health Services.
ON TRAC – Transitioning Responsibility to Adult Care
ON TRAC was created for patients in BC as a multifaceted transition initiative. It’s goal is to support youth and families through the process of transitioning from pediatric to adult health care services. The website is filled with tools, materials, activities and links to help make a continuous, safe and smooth transition.
Website created by Toronto Sick Kids. Designed for young people with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD), their family, friends, and health care providers to help make the move to adult care.
Canadian Adult Congenital Heart Network
Information on managing Congenital Heart Defects/Diseases
Family & Community Resource Centre: Youth in Transition
For youth 12 and up, offering tips on how to take charge of their own health and highlighting supports and resources available
Heart & Soul: Your Guide to Living with Congenital Heart Disease
This book covers topics Congenital Heart Defects, Coping with Your Child’s Diagnosis, Visiting the Hospital, Navigating the Health Care System, Coping with Stressful Times, Growing up with a CHD, Just for Teens – Taking Charge, Caring for a Child with CHD, If Your Child Needs Surgery, and Preparing for an Emergency. Click here for a free, full electronic version of this book.