Poster Session  |   November 2018
Transitions: The Lived Experience of Parents of Children With Chronic Health Issues Moving to Adult Health Care
Author Affiliations
  • Nova Southeastern University
Article Information
Health and Wellness / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Health Services Research and Education
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Transitions: The Lived Experience of Parents of Children With Chronic Health Issues Moving to Adult Health Care
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510202p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7019
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510202p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7019
Abstract

Date Presented 4/21/2018

This phenomenological study investigated the experience of parents of adolescents with health issues transitioning to adult health care, identifying the critical role of occupational therapy in this transition. Findings are discussed, along with the role of occupational therapy at the individual, system, and policy levels.

Primary Author and Speaker: Elise Bloch

Contributing Authors: Kaylee Gardiner, Danielle Barmann, Angela Kuhar, Lauren Howe