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Transitioning disabled young people out of Oranga Tamariki care

Updated: 01 April 2017

What's Important To Us

For a disabled young person leaving care, planning is critical to ensure a smooth and seamless transition to adult disability services. A team focus on the young person throughout the transition process is essential, involving the young person, their family/whānau, currently involved professionals, and others who will become part of the young person's support network in the future.

This key information contains information to assist social workers when considering transitioning a disabled young people in Oranga Tamariki care to adult health and disability support services.