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Table 4 Barriers to continuity of care

From: Achieving Continuity of Care: Facilitators and Barriers in Community Mental Health Teams

Theme Sub-themes
Leadership and decision making models (None)
Professional role boundaries (None)
Generic working (None)
Support for training and role development (None)
Information systems Incompatibility
IT provision
Workforce levels/workloads Pressures on staffing levels
Recruitment, retention, staff sickness
Caseloads/case management
Administrative loads
Impact on communication
Service users' needs Complexity of needs