Mima Cattan

Summary

Affiliation: Northumbria University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Improving quality of life in ageing populations: what can volunteering do?
    Mima Cattan
    Northumbria University, School of Health, Community and Education Studies, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Maturitas 70:328-32. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The use of telephone befriending in low level support for socially isolated older people--an evaluation
    Mima Cattan
    School of Health, Community and Education Studies, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 19:198-206. 2011

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. doi request reprint Improving quality of life in ageing populations: what can volunteering do?
    Mima Cattan
    Northumbria University, School of Health, Community and Education Studies, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Maturitas 70:328-32. 2011
    ..However, there are still major gaps in our understanding of who actually benefits, the social and cultural context of volunteering and its role in reducing health and social inequalities...
  2. doi request reprint The use of telephone befriending in low level support for socially isolated older people--an evaluation
    Mima Cattan
    School of Health, Community and Education Studies, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 19:198-206. 2011
    ..Befriending schemes provide low-cost means for socially isolated older people to become more confident and independent and develop a sense of self-respect potentially leading to increased participation and meaningful relationships...