For health professionals

  • All patients and families at The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) have access to a purposeful, planned and early transition process. 

    For more information on how the Transition Support Service can assist patients receiving care at the RCH, please contact

    For clinicians caring for patients with an intellectual disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder, the RCH has developed some helpful resources to assist:  

    Adolescent transition definition

    "A purposeful, planned process that addresses the medical, psychosocial and educational/vocational needs of adolescents and young adults with chronic physical and medical conditions as they move from child centred to adult-oriented health care systems"