Media

A number of media outlets have released good stories about Louis Brier. Visit the following links to see for yourself!

Louis Brier Family Council Co-Chair, Lisa Dawson, speaks to CityNews regarding LTC Council Changes

As the province is making changes to the Residential Care Regulation, giving resident and family councils more say in how facilities are operated and care is delivered, Louis Brier Family Council Co-Chair, Lisa Dawson speaks to CityNews Vancouver about the impact of these changes. For the full video, visit https://vancouver.citynews.ca/2022/11/03/bc-long-term-care-councils/

Louis Brier featured in Journal of Long-Term Care

Previously, Louis Brier staff participated in a study that sought to explore staff reports of outcomes associated with LTRC pandemic management strategies, particularly their impact on LTRC staff mental health, work behaviors and quality of care or service provision. The study titled, “The Impact of Pandemic Management Strategies on Staff Mental Health, Work Behaviours, and …

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Louis Brier leads in innovative approaches to long-term care

From the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver (https://www.jewishvancouver.com/news/louis-brier-home-and-hospital-leads-in-innovative-approaches-to-long-term-care) Throughout the pandemic many of us have thought about the seniors in our lives and how best to care for them. As an important priority for Jewish Federation, we are putting a renewed focus on proactive planning to ensure seniors who choose to remain in the community …

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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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