REPORT FROM THE BOARD
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was held on 03 September 2019.
Mr. Desnoyers welcomed back Sister Cuddihy to the Board of Directors.
CORPORATE LIAISON’S REPORT
The Catholic Health Alliance of Canada annual meeting will be held in Montreal in 2020.
ADMINISTRATION REPORT – Mrs. Lafrance-Allaire’s report included: Hospital Service Accountability Agreement (HSAA) Article 8 re Form of Compliance Declaration (approved and signed) and Critical Incident and Complaint Inspection. Also discussed:
Corporate Policy Review – The Board of Directors reviewed the Centre’s policies. These were approved by the Board of Directors:
-corporate policy #3-a-10 re Complementary Services Offered by Regulated Health Professionals (RHPs) Not Employed by St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre
-corporate policy #3-a-21 re Research Proposals
-corporate policy #3-a-92 re Procurement Code of Ethics
Good News – A Regional Ethicist will be joining us on 17 September 2019 in order to share the services offered by her organization. The Board of Directors, the Ethics and Mission Committee as well as the Leadership and Partnerships / Management Team are all welcome to join.
ETHICS AND MISSION COMMITTEE
Palliative Care Committee – Palliative Care Awareness Week took place in May. It was a great success that brought a lot of awareness to the Palliative and End-Of-Life Care offered at St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre (SJCCC).
Health Ethics Guide App – There is now a Health Ethics Guide App. The Health Ethics Guide App information was circulated previously.
St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre’s 50th Anniversary Celebration – St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre is Celebrating it’s 50-year anniversary this October.
COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING, FINANCE AND PERSONNEL RELATIONS COMMITTEE (CPFPRC)
Financial Statements – The statements were reviewed. The Board of Directors approved the Financial Statements for the period ended 30 June & 31 July 2019 as presented.
Insurance Renewal – The insurance renewal document was previously circulated. The Board of Directors approved the insurance renewal document as presented.
Management Fiduciary Statement – The Board of Directors approved the Management Fiduciary Statement for June and July 2019.
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES – The Governance Educational Opportunities were circulated to the Board of Directors for information.
The next regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 01 October 2019 at noon in the Boardroom.