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Nursing Week (2022) Celebrations!

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!

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#HandHygieneDay – We are UNITED for SAFETY! Clean Hands Save Lives!

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!

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Events

National Jewish Heritage Month in Canada!

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

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2022 Nursing Hero Award – Hospital News

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

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New Hairdresser: Tamara Cassidy!

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.

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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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Passover at Louis Brier Home and Hospital

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,

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Welcome to the Louis Brier Family, Katie!

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

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Canadian Non-profit Employer of Choice Award 2021!

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

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