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December 2021

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 Accreditation expiry date May 2022
Phone number (604) 261-9376 Contact for complaints Quality and Risk Manager
Operator (Type) Jewish Home for the Aged of BC (Not For Profit) 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 Average Wait Time From 3 to 153 days, with an average of 19 days
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

Beds 1 (March 31, 2021) Room Configuration 2 (March 31, 2021)
Private beds (not publicly funded) 0 Private rooms 149
Publicly funded beds (short- and long-term) 215 Semi-private rooms 33
Total beds 215 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 2019/20 2020/21
Total direct care hours (hours per resident per day) 1 3.01 3.36
Nursing care hours (hours per resident per day) 2.83 3.00
Registered Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 0.35
Licensed Practical Nurse (hours per resident per day) n/a 0.58
Care Aide (hours per resident per day) n/a 2.07
Allied health hours (hours per resident per day) 0.18 0.36
Food costs per resident per day (actual cost) 2 $10.72 $12.14
Facility per diem rate2 $237.79 $260.50

Source: 1. Ministry of Health, 2. Health Authority

Licensing (2020/21)
Complaints, 2020/21
Number of licensing complaints 0 Number substantiated licensing complaints 0
Incidents, 2020/21 Total
Number
Per 100 beds Total
Number
Per 100 beds
Facility B.C. Facility B.C.
Disease outbreak or occurrence 0 0 0.8 Medication error with adverse event 1 0.5 0.1
Abuse / neglect 14 6.5 0.5 Missing or wandering person 1 0.5 0.6
Fall with injury / Adverse event 8 3.7 5.8 Other injury 1 0.5 1.0
Food or other poisoning 0 0 0.1 Aggressive behaviour 31 14.4 3.5
Unexpected illness 17 7.9 12.3 Attempted suicide 0 0 0.1
Expected death 57 26.5 23.4 Other - clinical 3 1.4 0.5
Unexpected death 0 0 0.6 Other - service delivery 1 0.5 0.4
Inspections
Risk Rating Low Risk Score 11
Number of Inspections 39 Number of licensing infractions found 1
Licensing Infractions
Licensing 0 Nutrition & food services 0
Physical facility, equipment & furnishings 1 Medication 0
Staffing 0 Program 0
Policies & procedures 0 Records & reporting 0
Care & supervision 0 Resident Bill of Rights 0
Hygiene & communicable disease control 0 Other 0

Source: Health Authority

Resident Profile (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Average age of population 85 84
Percent female 60.3% 63.6%
Percent 85 years or older 57.9% 54.1%
Percent younger than 65 years 3.8% 5.7%
Average length of stay (days) 1,195 900
Percent of residents diagnosed with depression 20.0% 23.4%
Percent of residents dependent in activities of daily living 42.5% 32.4%
Percent of residents in a wheelchair 54.1% 52.1%
Percent of residents with dementia (mild to severe) 55.8% 63.6%
Percent of residents with severe cognitive impairment (includes severe dementia) 41.0% 28.4%
Percent of residents with physically abusive behaviour 14.9% 8.6%
Average index of social engagement 3.1 2.6
Percent of residents with low social engagement 39.3% 50.0%
Case mix index 0.64 0.58

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Care Services & Quality Indicators (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents receiving physical therapy 24.1% 10.1%
Percent of residents receiving recreation therapy 66.7% 28.4%
Percent of residents receiving occupational therapy 13.6% 5.6%
Percent of residents receiving depression medication 52.2% 50.5%
Percent of residents taking antipsychotic drugs without a diagnosis of psychosis 29.2% 25.7%
Percent of residents with daily physical restraints 2.1% 6.5%
Percent of residents with falls in the last 30 days 15.0% 12.8%
Percent of residents with a worsened pressure ulcer 5.1% 2.3%

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Vaccination Coverage (2020/21) Facility B.C.
Percent of residents vaccinated for influenza 87.0% 88.5%
Percent of health care workers vaccinated for influenza 53.0% 63.4%
Percent of residents vaccinated for COVID-19 97.6% 95.7%

Source: BC Centre for Disease Control