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Table 1 The three axes of paediatric-adult transition programme

From: Impact of a paediatric-adult care transition programme on the health status of patients with sickle cell disease: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (the DREPADO trial)

AxesPublicObjectivesContentsPractical detailsProviders
EducativePatient and caregiver dyadProviding self-care knowledge and skills related to SCD and therapeuticsKnowledge and coping skills, with patient needs assessmentFace to face At patients’ home 3 sessions of 2 hOne healthcare professional, trained in patient education and in SCD
PsychologicalIndividual patient iHelping empower patients in relation to pain management and emotionsKnowledge and coping skills, with patient needs assessmentFace to face
At hospital 6 sessions of 1.5 h
One healthcare professional, trained in therapeutic hypnosis and in SCD
SocialGroup of 4 to 8 patientsFacilitating the relationship with oneself, others, and careCoping skillsFace toface
At ‘neutral place’ as association patient place 2 sessions of 2 h
One healthcare professional and one expert patient, both trained in patient education and in SCD
  1. h hour, SCD sickle cell disease