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Readiness Checklist for Youth

Are you getting ready to transfer to adult care? 

Are you ready to take on more responsibility for your health care?

If you are a youth with a health condition who is followed at IWK Health, your care will be transferred to an adult specialist or to your primary care provider.  Your primary care provider is your family physician or nurse practitioner.  Starting early to build the skills you need to take care of your health can make the transition to adult care much easier.

The Readiness Checklist helps you keep track of some of the tasks you need to learn to manage your own health care.  You may want to complete the checklist routinely to see how your skills are improving and where you might need to ask for help from family, caregivers, and your health care team.


NEW! The Readiness Checklist is now in a fillable form that you can save and send to your health care provider. 

 The Readiness Checklist for Youth (.doc)

Remember, you should also ask your health care team and your primary care provider about your transition to adult care.  Sharing your Readiness Checklist and your goals for becoming more independent with your health care is a great start!

We have more resources and information about the transition from pediatric to adult health care at www.iwk.nshealth.ca/transitions


Vérification des connaissances et des compétences

NOUVEAU ! Cette liste est maintenant disponible sous forme de formulaire à remplir que vous pouvez sauvegarder et envoyer à votre fournisseur de soins de santé.

 Vérification des connaissances et des compétences

Cette liste de vérification vous aide à tenir compte de certaines des tâches à accomplir pour apprendre à gérer vos propres soins de santé.  Vous pouvez remplir la liste de vérification régulièrement pour voir comment vos compétences s'améliorent et dans quels aspects vous pourriez devoir demander l'aide de votre famille, de vos soignants et de votre équipe médicale.