For our Nursing Unit decoration contest, we CELEBRATE CULTURES! Nursing Units from Louis Brier and the Weinberg Residence present cultural performances from our staff’s diverse backgrounds! From the Philippines’ Ati-Atihan & Masskara, USA’s Mardi Gras, Mexico’s Cinco De Mayo, Brazil’s Carnaval, and India’s Diwali! For more photos, follow us on our social media channels!
For #HandHygiene Day, Louis Brier Home & Hospital and the Weinberg Residence joined the World Health Organization in showing that people are UNITED in support of a health care quality and safety climate/culture through clean hands and infection prevention. Staff, Residents, Families, and Private Companions joined the WHO’s #HandHygiene campaign to celebrate Hand Hygiene Day!
To celebrate the significant contributions of Jewish communities across the country we will be hosting an exhibit on loan from The Jewish Museum and Archives of B.C.. The exhibit is called The Ties that Bind and highlights the history of the Jewish community here in British Columbia. We will be showcasing the exhibit and
Louis Brier Home & Hospital invites you to watch a Virtual Tour of the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, the Yad Vashem. Learn, encounter, and explore the fascinating stories behind the personal items on display at Yad Vashem’s Holocaust History Museum.
We would like to congratulate our Clinical Nurse Leader, JENNIFER BELEN, for being awarded as Hospital News’ 2022 Nursing Hero! Jennifer is being recognized for being an outstanding nurse who is known for being caring and compassionate, who goes above and beyond the call of duty, and who never fails to inspire and empower her
2nd Booster DONE! A HUGE THANKS to our team behind the Vaccination Clinic today! Residents of the Louis Brier Home & Hospital are receiving their COVID-19 2nd Booster Dose this morning.
BE INSPIRED! JSA Snider Foundation Virtual Empowerment Series: Retired, Rewired, and Inspired! – Tuesday, April 26th at 11:00 a.m. on Zoom! (Jewish Seniors Alliance ) For more details, visit: https://jsalliance.org/
We have a new hairdresser, Tamara Cassidy, to support Residents. She will be working out of the Weinberg Salon on Mondays from 9-3 pm. She had worked here at Louis Brier prior to COVID for 7 years. Please contact her directly to book appointments for Residents at (604) 897-4247.
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
Happy Passover! Passover also known as Pesach, is a the Jewish holiday that is celebrated every year and commemorates the exodus of the Jewish people out of slavery in Egypt. The holiday begins on the evening of Friday, April 15 and lasts until sundown Saturday, April 23rd . The first 2 nights of the holiday,
We are delighted to have Catherine (Katie) Floe, RN, MScN join our dynamic and collaborative team at Louis Brier as Corporate Development and Training Manager. This role will allow her to combine her background in Nursing and Education with Quality Improvement and Training Strategy to support enhanced Long Term Care delivery. As a lifelong Vancouver
Louis Brier Home and Hospital and Weinberg Residence has officially been awarded the Canadian Non-profit Employer of Choice Award two years in a row, 2020 and 2021! The news was announced during the March 18th, 2022 Louis Brier LIFE Day through a Special Announcement Presentation.From the NEOC Press Release: “In a quest to create “decent