Clinical Services

November 2020

ACI Transition Care Service

25/11/20

The NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) Transition Care Service is a state-wide care coordination service. It is responsible for supporting young people (aged between 14-25 years) with chronic illness/disability as they move from children’s health services to adult health services.

ACI Transition Care Coordinators can help by:
• Finding appropriate adult health services.
• Supporting young people when they first move to adult health services including attending first appointments if needed.
• Following through and providing feedback once young people have moved to adult health services.

The referral criteria is:
• The young person resides in NSW or ACT, is aged between 14 and 25 years, with a chronic illness/disability (excluding a primary diagnosis of mental illness or eating disorders), that requires complex case coordination to transition to adult specialist health services.

More information about this service can be found here.

Contact for more information

Paula Carroll

0436 323 321

Paula.Carroll@health.nsw.gov.au

Submitted by Molly Sinclair

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