UpBeat is an app for teens with heart conditions!
Use UpBeat to store your important health info so you have it all in one place. You can also use it to learn more about moving to the adult health care system, and to find teen events and support networks.
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HeartKids Ambassador and NRLW star Kennedy Cherrington gives a walkthrough of some of UpBeat's features.
What can I do on UpBeat?
UpBeat is designed for young people who are starting to manage their lives and health care more independently.
The key features of UpBeat are:
- Medical Summary - Organise your key health information, including medication details, care team contacts and appointment notes
- Documents - Store all your important files in one place. Take photos of letters, referrals, test results or forms and store it in UpBeat for safe-keeping
- InfoHub - Learn about your condition, what happens during transition and how to find support services and link up with peer networks
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Why has UpBeat been created?
HeartKids is delivering some key activities identified in the National Strategic Action Plan for Childhood Heart Disease (Action Plan).
One of the focus areas of the Action Plan is supporting young people with CHD. The aim is to help young people stay engaged with their health care as they transition from paediatric to adult care.
UpBeat is one of the projects helping us to do this.
How has UpBeat been created?
HeartKids has partnered with an app development agency and a Young Persons' Digital Advisory Group created for this project to help guide the app through an exciting co-design process.
Advisory group members consist of young people with CHD from around the country, as well a multidisciplinary group of clinicians from five major hospitals.
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