The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was held on 07 January 2020.


Mrs. Lafrance-Allaire’s report included Bed Rail Reduction Program Update, Mission Statement (the current mission statement remains the same), Vision Statement (the new vision statement was revealed at the Staff Christmas Tea) and Census Data.  Also discussed:

Good News Item – The Activities of Daily Living (ADL) apartment is approximately 75% complete.  The open house will be honouring the Pommier Jewellers’ family.


Call Bell Activation Graph – The Call Bell Activation graph was reviewed.  Specific and individualized interventions will be used to try and decrease the amount of call bells.

Percentage of Residents of Demonstrating Frustrations in Quinn House – The graph regarding the Percentage of Residents Demonstrating Frustrations in Quinn was reviewed.

Estimated Discharge Dates (EDDs) from July 1 – The average length of stay (ALOS) is 61 days.

Quality Assurance Scorecard 2019-20 (Q2) – The Attendance Management Program commenced.  At the beginning of every quarter, the managers now receive a letter from the Payroll and Benefits Specialist which notifies them of the employees who have an attendance problem.

Balanced Scorecard 2019-20 (Q2) – Virtual communication will be implemented in the new year.  This tool will help to stay in touch with the patients who are discharged from the rehab program and are at high risk of re-admission.


Financial Statements – The statements were reviewed.  The Board of Directors approved the Financial Statements for the period ended 30 November 2019 as presented.

2020-21 BudgetThe Board of Directors recommended to the Members of the Corporation the budget which has already been reviewed by the Fiscal Advisory Committee:

-Long-Term Care:  $14,357,792 with a projected surplus of $1,228;

-Complex Continuing Care:  $10,196,966 with a projected surplus of $2,421; and

-(Combined) Capital Budget of $48,500 for the Centre.

Management Fiduciary Statement The Board of Directors approved the Management Fiduciary Statement for November 2019.


New badges have been received and will be applied to the volunteer smocks in the New Year.  The gift shop hours will be reduced due to the lack of volunteers.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES – The Governance Educational Opportunities were circulated to the Board of Directors for information.

ANNUAL WORKPLAN – The January Workplan schedule was reviewed.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS PHOTO – An official photograph of the Board of Directors was taken.

BED RAIL REDUCTION PROGRAM – A few Board Members joined Mrs. McNally to view the Bed Rail Reduction process in action.


The next regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 04 February 2020 at noon in the Boardroom.

Summary of the January 2020 Board of Directors Meeting