After numerous Jerusalema Dance practices during our Louis Brier LIFE Days, considerable planning and coordination, and an extremely memorable day of filming, we now have a video of our Louis Brier Jerusalma Dance Challenge! We launched the video through a “Release Party” during the July Louis Brier LIFE Day in Homeside Lounge and over zoom.
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
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
If you get a moment, please drop by the 2nd floor to see a beautiful origami mobile that has just been installed! The beautiful and colourful origami flowers and cranes were donated by Beth Israel Synagogue Rabbi, Adam Stein. Rabbi Stein, a long-time friend of the Louis Brier has been creating the Japanese paper-folding art
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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
You have likely heard by now that we had a COVID-19 vaccination event at LBHH on Sunday, January 3rd, where the first dose was administered to our residents, staff, companions and essential visitors. We had quite a few external individuals on site from VCH and Public Health, including public health nurses and public health physicians.
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
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
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