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Table 2 Eight interventions related to a successful transition to adult services [18]

From: “Transition from children’s to adult services for adolescents/young adults with life-limiting conditions: developing realist programme theory through an international comparison”

1. Early start to the transition process
2. Effective communication and collaboration to joint working between children’s and adult services
3. Orientation of the young adult to adult services
4. The engagement of a transition coordinator
5. Interdisciplinary and interagency joint working
6. Developing the young adults’ autonomy throughout the transition process
7. Service providers demonstrating a person-centred approach to care
8. Involvement of parents/carers