Standard topics

The Topic Expert Group on Follow-up and continuing care develops standards on the following topics:

  • Transition from hospital to home
  • Coordination and integration of care after discharge home
  • Post-discharge responsive parenting programmes
  • Cognitive development
  • Communication, speech, and language
  • Mental health
  • Respiratory outcome
  • Healthy lifestyle and cardiovascular risk factors
  • Hearing screening
  • Motor and neurological follow-up assessment
  • Meeting special needs at school
  • Assessment of visual function
  • Parent mental health
  • Reproductive counselling
  • Peer and sibling relationships