REPORT FROM THE BOARD
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was held on 03 April 2018.
CORPORATE LIAISON’S REPORT
Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph (RHSJs) – Ms. MacLennan noted that Mrs. Anne Vincelli, former Public Relations Officer for the Centre, will speak on April 7th about the RHSJs and their history. Mrs. Vincelli is currently a member of the RHSJ Associates, a group of lay people who attend celebrations, volunteer, help out, and enhance the role of the RHSJs.
Mrs. Lafrance-Allaire’s report included Sub-acute Capacity Planning (year-end data), Critical Incident Inspection (no findings), Good News Items (1-Provincial Budget Announcements re increases to Long-Term Care Funding Envelopes; 2-Mr. Jim McDonell, MPP to Visit on April 5th), Values Integration Appraisal (on 10-11 April 2018), Accreditation (on 17-18 April 2018); and Census Data. Also discussed:
Management Goals and Objectives – Mrs. Lafrance-Allaire reviewed the progress on the 2017-18 Goals.
COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING, FINANCE AND PERSONNEL RELATIONS COMMITTEE (CPFPRC)
Financial Statements – A surplus in each operation is forecast for year end. The Board of Directors approved the Financial Statements for the Period Ending 28 February 2018 as presented.
Management Fiduciary Statement – The Board of Directors approved the Management Fiduciary Statement for February 2018.
Ms. Payette highlighted her report. The Auxiliary’s Annual Meeting was held 15 March 2018 at which time a donation of $25,000 was made to the Centre to purchase equipment needed to enhance the life of the residents. The new Executive elected is:
President Juliette Payette;
Past President Rachelle Lamond;
Vice President Anne Vincelli;
Treasurer Jane Anderson; and
Secretary Shirley Mallette-MacDonald.
The Spring Conference will be on April 25th in Winchester. The Auxiliary’s next fundraiser will be their Garage Sale on May 5th at Ste-Thérèse Parish Hall.
PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (PAC) REPORT
Antipsychotic Medications without Diagnosis of Psychosis – Dr. Foley explained the past results for the use of antipsychotic medication. Moving forward, reporting will be changed to better reflect the correct usage (which is the current practice) for the use of these medications.
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES – The Centre’s Education Calendar for April 2018 and Governance Educational Opportunities were circulated to the Board of Directors for information.
The next regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, 16 May 2018 at noon in the Boardroom.
NOTE: The Annual Meeting will also be held on that day.