Transition to Adult Services

Project Title

Transition from child to adults health services for young people with complex learning disabilities

Research Focus:

Maternal and Child Health


Funder & Dates

Burdett Nursing Foundation - 2016-2019

Principal Investigator or Primary Supervisor (if PhD project)

Professor Michael Brown

Co-Investigators or additional supervisors

Dr Zoe Chouliara, Associate Professor of Person-Centred Care, Edinburgh Napier University

Research Fellow(s) or PhD Student


Name & Institution of Collaborators

Edinburgh Napier University

Name of External Partner Organisations

NHS Scotland

Description of Project:

Aim; Methods; Expected Outcomes


The aim of the study is to investigation the role of nurses in enabling the transition from child to adult services for young people with complex learning disabilities and the development and piloting of an education programme to meet their learning, development and support needs.


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