Ms. Alice Choi has been the Administrator of Health Services of the Society since February 2001. Under her leadership, health services have expanded to include the Simon K. Y. Lee Seniors Care Home, the Chieng's Adult Day Centre, Harmony House (33 Assisted Living Project), Austin Harris Residence (50 Assisted Living Project) and community outreach programs such as the Vancouver Meals on Wheels Program, the Burnaby Meals on Wheels Program and the Chinese Hospice Volunteer Visitation Program.
Alice graduated from the general nursing program of Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong in 1969. Later, she received her midwifery training in Hong Kong and post graduate psychiatric training in England. She obtained her bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of British Columbia in 1988, and master's degree of science in nursing from UBC in 1993.
Alice worked in acute care, psychiatric nursing and caring for the mentally challenged before entering the field of gerontology in 1979. She was a unit coordinator at Queen's Park Hospital from 1979 to 1989; the Director of Resident Care at New Vista Society from 1989 to 1997, and the Director of Resident Services at New Vista Society from 1997 to 2001.
Alice previously served on the Douglas College Health Sciences Advisory Committee and served two terms as a Board of Director with the Alzheimer's Association of British Columbia. She is currently the Chair of the Chinese Hospice Volunteer Training Advisory Committee, and a member of the Richmond Palliative Care Program Advisory Committee. Alice is a member of the Canadian College of Health Services Executives, and has been a surveyor with the Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation since 2004.
Alice also received "the creative leadership" training from the Royal Road University of Victoria, and was trained as an "Eden Associate" in 1999. Alice was instrumental in adopting the Eden Alternative as the philosophy of care for the Society, and the care home was recognised as an "Edenized" home in November, 2002.