From the pond into the sea: children’s transition to adult health services – Care Quality Commission [UK] – June 2014

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From the pond into the sea: children’s transition to adult health services – Care Quality Commission [UK] – June 2014

Summary report – From the pond into the sea: children’s transition to adult health services – Care Quality Commission [UK] – June 2014

News release: Teenagers with complex health needs lack support as they approach adulthood – 8 June 2014

“The findings from our recent review show that young people with complex health needs do not always receive the necessary care and support when they move on to adult care services.

The transition process can be a vulnerable time for young people and their families. During this period, they stop receiving health services that they may have had since a young age (such as care to support mobility, breathing, swallowing or pain) and move on to equivalent adult services which can be structured and funded differently.”

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