Covid-19

Updated on June 2, 2020.

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What you need to know about COVID-19

Prevention:
Wash your hands, cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing, and stay home when you’re sick.

Symptoms:
Reported signs and symptoms include: fever, coughing, and/or difficulty breathing.

Experiencing symptoms:
If you think you have the symptoms of COVID-19, please stay at home and call 8-1-1. If you think you have the symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home. Patients with mild respiratory symptoms (including cold symptoms) should not be tested. COVID-19 presents as a mild illness in the majority of patients. Seek medical assessment if respiratory symptoms worsen.

Travelling outside of Canada:
The Government of B.C. recommends against all non-essential travel outside of Canada, including to the United States. Anyone who chooses to travel outside of Canada will be asked to stay away from work or school for 14 days upon their return.

Health questions:
If you have health concerns, call HealthLink BC at 8-1-1. Please be patient as they are experiencing high call volumes.

Source: VCH
http://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/vancouver-coastal-health-statement-on-coronavirus


Louis Brier COVID-19 Updates

 

LBHH&WR Correspondence

FROM THE CEO

Message from the CEO – Extraordinary Times – May 21
Visitation at LBHH and WR – May 20
COVID-19 Preparedness Updates – May 15
COVID-19 Preparedness Updates – May 6
COVID-19 Preparedness Updates – April 29
Virtual Visits – April 24
COVID-19 Preparedness Updates – April 20
COVID-19 Preparedness Updates – April 9
Extraordinary Times – March 25
Extraordinary Times – March 24

SPECIAL BULLETINS

A thank-you letter from your local MLA
Dr. Tosefsky – Letter to the Louis Brier Community
No Visitors.pdf
Mandatory Self Screening.pdf

VIDEOS

RESIDENT VIDEO: Episode 3 – A Day in the Life at LBHH
RESIDENT VIDEO: Episode 2 – We Are Happy
RESIDENT VIDEO: COVID19 – We Are Well

WEEKLY UPDATES

Family Council – Social Media iPAD request.pdf
Family as Volunteers – Restriction
Window Visits- staying connected when visitation is restricted.pdf
ILI Outbreak and COVID-19 Preparedness Updates
Skype Keeping You Connected
UPDATE: COVID-19 Order of the Medical Health Officer Class Order #1 and Class Order #2
Visitors Restriction – Long Term Care and Assisted Living Facilities (Effective March 17)
LBHH&WR Employee Responsibilities: COVID-19 Prevention – March 16
CORRECTED: COVID-19 Outbreak in Inglewood Care Centre – March 16
HIGH IMPORTANCE! COVID-19 Outbreak in Inglewood Care Centre – March 14
LBHH&WR Employee Responsibilities: COVID-19 Prevention – March 13
Update: INFLUENZA-LIKE-ILLNESS (ILI) OUTBREAK – March 12
IMPORTANT: COVID-19 Update as of March 9
Feeling ill? Stay away from care homes and hospitals, seniors advocate says
Update: Mask Supply Shortage – March 3
IMPORTANT: Coronavirus Update – March 2
IMPORTANT: Mask Supply Shortage – February 24
IMPORTANT: Resident Safety Reminder – February 18
IMPORTANT: Coronavirus Update – February 14
IMPORTANT: Coronavirus Update – February 13
Useful Websites for Coronavirus Updates – February 7
Novel Coronavirus Update – January 28

VCH Resources

COVID-19_Managers_QA-VCH
COVID-19_Leadership_Resilience-VCH
COVID-19_Safe to Work-VCH.pdf
Guidance on Physical Distancing in LTC-AL.pdf
Class Order #1 COVID-19.pdf
Class Order #2 COVID-19.pdf
VCH Coastal – Long-term care home_visitor talking points_March 17 2020.pdf
MS 1040 12 March 2020 – CCFL COVID-19 letter to LTC.PDF
Coronavirus letter Jan 28 2020 – Final.pdf

BCCDC Resources

BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

Other Resources

THANK YOU! Healthcare Services Group Salutes our Everyday Heroes!
BC Care Providers Association – COVID-19 Update: Information on the 14-day self-isolation policy for health-care workers
COVID-19_Recommendations (EN).pdf
oneVCH COVID-19 Bulletin

Stressed About Covid-19? Here’s what can help:

FROM THE CHAPLAIN

Chaplain Rob Menes-Spiritual Harmony-June2
Chaplain Rob Menes-First Fruits-May28
Chaplain Rob Menes-Natural Events-May20
Chaplain Rob Menes-Lag Ba’omer-May12
Chaplain Rob Menes-Second Chances-May8
Taking Each Other Seriously-May7
Where do we find our inspiration?-May4
Making a Difference-May1
Valuing Labor-April30
Yom Ha’Atzma’ut-April29
Finding our Focus-April24
Earth Day-April22
Heroes-April21
We are Essential-April20
Simpe Actions-April17
The Expectation of the Omer-April14
The Values of Freedom-April9
From the Chaplain on Pesach
The Celebration of Pesach-April8
Words in the Time of Coronavirus-April7
Science and Faith-April6
Resting in the Marathon-April4
Acknowledgement-April3
Shared Experience-April2
Best Practices-April 1
Gratitude-March31
The Week Begins-March30
Approaching the Unknown-March28
A Blessing for the New Year – March27
Technology and Connection – March26
Refuge of Care – March25
Finding Meaning – March24
The Week Begins – March23.pdf
Quality Life for the Aged – March21.pdf
Reflecting on what we have – March19.pdf
Thriving Through Adversity – March18.pdf

WELLNESS RELATED INFORMATION

FSEAP – Building Your Anxiety Skills
CMHA BC’s COVID-19 mental health support: https://cmha.bc.ca/covid-19/
Care for Caregivers: www.careforcaregivers.ca
FSEAP – Positivity, Strength and Resilience during COVID-19
Care for Caregivers launched by SafeCare BC and CMHA BC
Kristin Lothman: Mindfulness & Meditation – COVID-19 – Meditation Example
A Mindful Approach to COVID-19