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Transition to adult health careTransition to adult health careTransition to adult health careTEnglishAdolescentTeen (13-18 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)NANASupport, services and resourcesPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-18 years)NALanding PageCollection Hub<p>Find resources to help you move from paediatric to adult health care and understand what to expect and how to prepare.</p><p>Find resources to help you move from paediatric to adult health care and understand what to expect and how to prepare.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Your rights and managing your own care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p> You have rights when it comes to making your own health-care decisions. Learn about your rights to managing your own care, how to demonstrate that you are capable of making your own health-care decisions, and your rights to privacy in a health-care setting.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3996&language=English">Knowing your rights in a health-care setting</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3993&language=English">Consent and capacity in health care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3994&language=English">What is confidentiality?</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">What do I need to know about transitioning to adult health care?</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Moving from paediatric health care to adult care can be both exciting and stressful. Learn what to expect when making the switch to adult care, and how to prepare for taking charge of your own care.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3916&language=English">Transitioning to adult care </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3917&language=English">Transitioning through health care as a teenager: Timeline</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3918&language=English">Moving on: Higher education</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3919&language=English">Moving on: Working</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3920&language=English">Managing your finances</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3921&language=English">Getting involved in your community</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3922&language=English">Factors to consider when leaving home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3978&language=English">Finding a primary health-care provider</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3923&language=English">Transitioning to adult care: Resources</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Supporting-your-mental-health-and-wellbeing.jpgadulthealthcarehttps://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/TD%20Ready%20Commitment%202022%20sm_EN.png<span class="recognition-text">Production and maintenance of these articles were made possible in part by a grant provided by <a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Sponsors#td">TD Bank Group</a>. SickKids is grateful for the generous support of our corporate partners but does not endorse specific products or services, nor receive any editorial direction from its sponsors.</span>