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Yom Ha’atzmaut Sing Along

https://youtu.be/M9fNHaVtrpo As part of a community-wide celebratory event for Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day and Israel’s date of birth as a nation in 1948), the Jewish Federation requested for Vancouver Jewish families and Jewish community partners to sing Bashana Haba’ah, a Hebrew song of hope and peace. More information, including the song lyrics can be …

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Welcome New Foundation ED

Mazel Tov to Ayelet Cohen Weil, our next Executive Director of the Louis Brier Foundation The Board of Directors of the Louis Brier Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Ayelet Cohen Weil as the new Executive Director of the Foundation. Ayelet has an impressive background in non-profit management, fundraising, strategic planning, community …

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Louis Brier LIFE Day

Our first official “Louis Brier LIFE Day” was held on Monday, January 18, 2021 and it was a blast!  We started the day off with our “CHAI Honours” Recognition Tree unveiling and finished it off with our take on the trending “Jerusalema” dance. Stay tuned for the video! #LouisBrierLIFEDay

CKNW 980

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

Times Colonist

UBC researchers say a combination of good planning and leadership led to the success of one B.C. long term care home at keeping the COVID-19 virus at bay early on in the pandemic. The study, led by professor Farinaz Havaei, evaluated the management practices of a large B.C. long-term care facility that did not experience …

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Vancouver is Awesome

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 were not financially driven. Their …

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CityNews

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 single …

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Vancouver Sun

University of B.C. researchers say a combination of good planning and leadership led to the success of one long-term care home at keeping the COVID-19 virus at bay early on in the pandemic. The study, led by professor Farinaz Havaei, evaluated the management practices of a large B.C. long-term care facility that… Read the full …

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