Transition: Healthcare Resources
Health Care Milestones Skills List
The Health Care Milestones Skills List provides a checklist for youth to identify health care skills and abilities they have met, and areas where they may need additional focus. The skills list also addresses medication and treatment management, and managing insurance benefits. Some of these activities may not apply to everyone. (English) (Spanish)
Health care transition means moving from pediatric (child) to adult health care. A good transition takes planning.
Health Insurance: Skills Tips
Know Your Rights: Minors’ Consent and Access to Healthcare Services
This guide from UIC’s Division of Specialized Care for Children aims to help youth understand their rights as a minor related to privacy and obtaining healthcare services.
It covers –
- Which services they can receive without parental consent.
- When a parent can access their health information.
- When a provider needs their consent before sharing their health information.
Knowing Your Health Care Needs: Skills Tips
Making Your Own Appointments: Skills Tips
Managing Medical Treatments: Skills Tips
Managing Medication: Skills Tips
This document from UIC’s Division of Specialized Care for Children provides a listing of websites, fact sheets and videos to help youth and their families find mental health resources.
Family members are the primary caregivers and support in a child’s life. Practices and healthcare organizations that are truly family-centered provide care in equal partnership with families, caregivers and children.
This page for families and caregivers from the National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home includes tools, resources and links to information that will assist families in successfully partnering with their child’s medical home. It includes templates for how to build a care plan for your child.