Addressing Primary Health Care Services Gaps for Transition-Aged Youth with Celebral Palsy
Addressing Primary Health Care Services Gaps for Transition-Aged Youth
We are completing a study at Holland Bloorview to understand barriers and enablers experienced by youths with Cerebral Palsy GMFCS IV-V (age 18- 35), their families/caregivers, pediatricians and family physicians when transitioning to age-appropriate primary health care, namely from a pediatrician to a family physician.
Marilyn Ballantyne,Erin Brandon, Andrea Lauzon, Melanie Penner, & Erin McCarvill
Participate in this study
Who can participate
- Four young adults (age 18-35) with GMFCS IV or V Cerebral Palsy who have transitioned to a family doctor from a pediatrician
- Four parents/ care providers of adults with GMFCS IV or V Cerebral Palsy who have transitioned to a family doctor from a pediatrician
- Four Pediatricians in the GTA who have supported transition of care or in the process of transitioning to adult services for youth with GMFCS IV or V Cerebral Palsy
A telephone interview will be completed with each participant for approximately 30- 60 minutes, over the phone, at a convenient time for them.
April 1, 2017
Interested in participating
Please contact Jesiqua Rapley at 416-452-6220 ext.6554 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional questions or if you are interested in participating in the study. Contacting us does not obligate you or your child to participate in the study.
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital's Centres for Leadership