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Note: this is a past research project that is now complete.
A report released by the Centre for Adolescent Health
provides the answers to important questions about the quality of care provided
to adolescents within a children’s hospital. This report is in response to
previous work that demonstrated that the health issues affecting adolescents
require different responses from the hospital as a system (as compared to
younger children) and that the hospital needs to engage more effectively with
young people themselves as they mature (not just with their parents), in order
to promote young people’s growing capacity for self-management. On behalf of
the RCH, the Centre for Adolescent Health set out to explore:
The report outlines the processes undertaken and shares the
results of the first ever representative survey of adolescent patients and
their families at a children’s hospital.
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