Louis Brier Home and Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

Office of the Seniors Advocate British Columbia

Louis Brier Home and Hospital Quick Facts

December 2020

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Facility Louis Brier Home and Hospital
Health authority Vancouver Coastal Health Regulation/Legislation Hospital Act & Community Care & Assisted Living Act
Street address 1055 West 41st Ave Accreditation status Accredited
City/postal code Vancouver V6M1W9 Accreditation expiry date May 2022
Phone number (604) 261-9376 Contact for complaints Quality and Risk Manager
Operator (name) Jewish Home for the Aged of BC Phone number of complaint contact (604) 267-4698
Opened 1979 Personal spending account Yes
Councils Resident Council, Family Council Visitor parking (cost) No
Meetings held Regular Schedule    
Current language(s) spoken by staff English, Hebrew, Tagalog, Mandarin, Hungarian, Russian, French, Romanian

Source: Facility

Facility Fees for Personal Services
Cable monthly service included No Other extra fees n/a
Telephone monthly service included No
Internet monthly service included Yes

Source: Facility

Beds1 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private beds (not publicly funded) 0
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 215
Total beds 215
Room Configuration2 (as of March 31, 2020)
Private rooms 149
Semi-private rooms 33
Multi-person rooms 0

Source: 1. Ministry of Health, 2. Facility

Contracted Services
Professional nursing services No Housekeeping services No
Non-regulated services (care aides) No Plant/building maintenance No
Food services provided by Operator Food prepared and cooked on site Yes

Source: Facility

Funding 2018/19 2019/20
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 3.13 3.01
Nursing/Care Aide care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.87 2.83
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.26 0.18
Raw food costs per resident per day (actual cost) $10.59 $10.72
Facility per diem rate $227.14 $237.79

Source: Health Authority

Licensing (2019/20)
Complaints, 2019/20
Number of licensing complaints 0 Number substantiated licensing complaints 0
Incidents, 2019/20 Total
Number
Per 100 beds Total
Number
Per 100 beds
Facility B.C. Facility B.C.
Disease outbreak or occurrence 1 0.5 0.6 Medication error with adverse event 0 0.0 0.2
Abuse / neglect 0 0.0 0.8 Missing or wandering person 6 2.8 1.3
Fall with injury / Adverse event 17 7.9 8.9 Other injury 1 0.5 1.6
Food or other poisoning 0 0.0 0.0 Aggressive behaviour 2 0.9 4.0
Unexpected illness 53 24.7 20.5 Attempted suicide 0 0.0 0.1
Expected death 50 23.3 26.2 Other - clinical 4 1.9 0.7
Unexpected death 0 0.0 0.6 Other - service delivery 2 0.9 0.6
Inspections
Number of Inspections 8 Number of licensing infractions found 6
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 3 Medication 0
Staffing 0 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 0
Care & supervision 3 Resident Bill of Rights 0
Hygiene & communicable disease control 0 Other 0

Source: Health Authority

Resident Profile (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Average age of population 85 84
Percent female 61.0% 64.4%
Percent 85 years or older 58.4% 55.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 3.5% 5.5%
Average length of stay (days) 1,087 834
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 19.3% 23.3%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 49.1% 30.7%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment 39.1% 28.8%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 56.6% 64.0%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 13.5% 8.9%
Average index of social engagement 2.5 2.7
Percent of residents with low social engagement 53.6% 48.0%
Case mix index 0.59 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 18.0% 10.4%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 35.4% 30.0%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 7.6% 5.8%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 51.4% 48.6%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 28.8% 24.2%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 2.6% 6.6%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Influenza Vaccination Coverage (2019/20) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza n/a 85.4%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza n/a 69.2%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control