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Transition from children’s to adults’ services [QS140]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 1

Young people who will move from children's to adults' services start planning their transition with health and social care practitioners by school year 9 (aged 13 to 14 years), or immediately if they enter children's services after school year 9.

Quality standard measure: Satisfaction with planning for transition and transfer as reported by young people and their carers.
What was measured: Proportion of autistic adult respondents to an online survey who said they had enough time to prepare for the transition to adulthood.
Data collection end: May 2019
30%
Area covered: UK
Source: All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism. The Autism Act, 10 Years On.


Statement: 4

Young people who will move from children's to adults' services meet a practitioner from each adults' service they will move to before they transfer.

Quality standard measure: Evidence of local arrangements to ensure that young people who will move from children's to adults' services meet a practitioner from each adults' service they will move to before they transfer.
What was measured: The proportion of trusts that had a joint outpatient service for epilepsy that included the presence of both adult and paediatric professionals.
Data collection end: April 2018
53%
Number that met the criteria: 75 / 142
Area covered: National
Source: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Epilepsy12 national report.



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