The benefits of practising mindfulness in care

19 September 2019 – NCF

Depression and anxiety affects 1 in 5 people, with mental health being even more common in later life. Depression is the most common mental health problem in the over-75s and the invisible disease needs to be recognised and treated as if it was a physical one.

Since 2017, Karolina Nowadczy has been helping residents, their families and colleagues practice mindful techniques to help boost their mental health and promote well-being at Brunelcare, a Bristol based charity providing housing, care and support for older people in the South West for over 75 years.

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