"What it really tries to get at is those legislative, organizational, policy and educational areas that sometimes have applied limitations or barriers on a real continuum
of service," Cathcart said.
"Trauma care is a real continuum
process that does not stop until the patient is returned fully functional back to their place in society and many professionals contribute to this," he noted.
Few communities developed a real continuum
of carebecause it was too expensive to have settings for different levels of community living.
The key is to have a real continuum
where for the most acute, the most ill, that they get the intensive services.
The second presents strategies to provide a real continuum
of care based on specializing services through proper assessment, ongoing training, and linking pay raises to skills acquisition.
Though considered competent, he has seen little action in a real continuum
crisis, nor does he care to.