Model Stage: What are my choices?
An ethics toolkit for healthcare professionals delivering care to children and young people.
A video and example letter/template explaining how CYPs can give feedback about an experience within a health service.
Having more than one option means you have the choice and level of control – 1 option can feel a punishment or make you feel incredibly powerless, no can then feel only way you can have choice
A CYP saying no could be a reaction to not being offered choice. If they are not given options – saying no may the only way they feel their voice is being heard.
Often young people say they resist because no is the only choice they have. One CYP said “saying no is the only way i feel like a person”
A webpage with information and activities about RCPCH’s Facing the Future standards and CYP rights.
The Fixing My Anxiety project allowed young people suffering from anxiety conditions to communicate their lived
experiences and proposed solutions.
A resource to help a child or young person to choose their preferred topics of discussion.
A short film exploring the importance of shared decision making in mental health.
A programme that aims to improve care for young people who are in the ‘transition’ process from children’s to adults’ community healthcare.