Month: December 2020

CKNW 980 – The Sunday Night Health Show

Full Show: December 27, 2020 – New developments on the COVID-19 Variant, Supporting nurses and healthcare workers, Working from home in a pandemic era, and Protecting long term care home residents. Source: https://omny.fm/shows/cknw/full-show-new-developments-on-the-covid-19-variant   Description COVID 19 Variant, and Vaccines GUEST: Jason Tetro – Host of The Super Awesome Science Show Supporting Nurses and Healthcare workers …

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Pre-Lockdown Care Home Preparations Saved Lives Of Seniors: Study

Vancouver Courier – Implementing B.C. anti-COVID-19 guidelines, crisis leadership competency and safety prioritization has been key to B.C. long-term care facilities (LTC) keeping residents infection-free, a new UBC study has found. “They really care about ensuring the well-being of their patients and their staff,” lead researcher School of Nursing Prof. Farinaz Havaei said. “Their decisions …

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Long-Term Care Study Shows How Vancouver Home Proactively Dealt With Pandemic

  VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — A UBC study is highlighting a Vancouver long-term care home as an example of how to properly handle a rapidly-evolving pandemic. While many negative stories have come out of Canada’s long-term care sector during this pandemic, study author Farinaz Havaei says Louis Brier Home and Hospital did not have a …

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2020 Long Service Recognition & Recognition Awards Ceremonies

On December 8, 2020, the Employee Recognition and Social Event Committee hosted the 3rd annual Recognition Awards Ceremony to recognize staff and companions who have made outstanding contributions within our organization.  In addition to the Recognition Awards Ceremony, we also hosted the Long Service Awards to recognize employees, and this year Companions, who have reached …

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Oneg Shabbat – Live-Streaming Every Friday

  At LBHH, the physical distancing requirements during COVID-19 has limited our ability to gather and share experiences and events as we once did, with large group gatherings now replaced with smaller, more intimate groups and programs. While this change has been effective to help reduce the spread of the virus, groups that traditionally flourished …

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Kind Donations

• Procedure Masks donated by Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver and Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA• PPE Masks donated by Mr. Dianqi Wang, president of the Chinese Cultural Harmony and Unity Society of Canada, Vancouver Chinese Culture Promotion Society, and North America Zhejiang (Taizhou) Chamber of Commerce. THANK YOU!

Leading A Long Term Care Facility Through The Covid-19 Crisis

Leading a Long Term Care Facility through the Covid-19 Crisis   The Louis Brier Home and Hospital in collaboration with UBC School of Nursing conducted the following research study: Evaluation of rapid redesign and resource deployment in one long-term care facility in British Columbia during COVID-19 using a cross-sectional staff survey and administrative data over …

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