Online tools such as Pathways, Treatment Access BC, and the Foundry’s Online platform provide links to a wide range of community resources for transitioning youth, including physician and medical services, addiction treatment and counselling services and community services to support youth in the transition to adulthood. Please click here for more information.

Youth Transitions Resources Available on Child Health BC Website

Many groups in BC are working to improve youth transition from paediatric to adult care for specific populations.  Resources on the CHBC Youth Transitions webpage include guidelines, clinical tools, and important information for professionals and others from several organizations on how to support the transition from pediatric to adult health services.

Youth Transitions Care Management Plans (YTCMPs)

Developed through the Specialist Services Committee (SSC), YTMCPs are provided for informational purposes to BC specialists and family physicians to facilitate continuity of care and appropriate treatment for youth and young adults with chronic health conditions and/or disabilities transitioning from paediatric to adult care.

Plans particularly relevant to community paediatricians include:  Repaired Atrial Septal Defect With No Residual Cardiac Abnormalities; SVT in the Cardiac section; and Drug Responsive Epilepsy in the Neurology section.

Click here http://youthtransitioncare.ca/ for information about ON TRAC Transition Care Management Plans.