09
Sep 16

An ear-splitting success: Criterion’s karaoke fundraiser

Criterion Conferences’ Corporate Giving Committee recently held an evening of (undeniably high quality) karaoke to mark the company’s second fundraising event for 2016. The selected charity was AIME – a program that supports Indigenous students by equipping them with the skills to achieve success at all levels of education. The money was once again raised … Continue reading An ear-splitting success: Criterion’s karaoke fundraiser

21
Jul 16

Building a dementia-friendly community

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For those diagnosed with dementia, experiencing a sense of isolation within their community is one the biggest barriers they face. The social stigma surrounding the disease can result in the family and friends of some patients distancing themselves. As dementia patients typically grow increasingly more dependent and vulnerable as their condition worsens, this scenario becomes … Continue reading Building a dementia-friendly community

03
May 16

How can hospital staff deal with violent patients?

Concerns over the safety of hospital staff and their patients are growing as rapidly as the healthcare sector is booming. Hospitals are now more accessible than ever before, consequently causing a spark in drug and alcohol-related violence. These instances have ultimately tarnished the ‘safe-haven’ nature of hospitals, and solutions to improve hospital security beyond the … Continue reading How can hospital staff deal with violent patients?

02
Mar 16

Why is it important to encourage social cohesion?

The mainstream debate surrounding the idea of social cohesion has been one left hanging in question by different key figureheads of our global society. Attitudes towards the subject have been reshaped following different global events over the last century. With a growing sense of hostility towards migrants in different regions of Europe, it is important … Continue reading Why is it important to encourage social cohesion?