REPORT FROM THE BOARD
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was held on 07 April 2020 via video conference due to the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).
Mrs. Lafrance-Allaire’s report included Bed Rail Reduction Program Update (Program completed), COVID-19, Good News (letter of gratitude from a family of a past resident) and Census Data.
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 29 February 2020 as presented.
Management Fiduciary Statement – The Board of Directors approved the Management Fiduciary Statement for February 2020.
The Auxiliary Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be postponed due to COVID-2019. A very generous and much appreciated donation of $20,000 was made by the Auxiliary to the Centre on April 7th, 2020 for the purchase of equipment needed to enhance the life of the residents and patients.
PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (PAC) REPORT
Medical Staff Reapplication – The Board of Directors approved the reappointment of the following physicians to the Medical Staff of 2020: Dr. E. Bazile (Courtesy), Dr. G. Foley, Dr. S.C. Patel, Dr. M.S. Reen, Dr. M. Yitemben Tchouatieu, Dr. G. Laferrière and Dr. E. Farley. [NOTE: Dr. Yitemben and Dr. Farley have requested a change of status from Associate Staff to Active Staff. Both requests were approved by the Board of Directors.]
The Board of Directors reviewed the Board Chairperson Evaluation, the Board Committee Chairperson Evaluation and the Board Self-Assessment Tool. Changes to the evaluations and the self-assessment tool were proposed by the Governance Committee. The Board of Directors requested that the two evaluations and the self-assessment tool be typed with the changes suggested by the Governance Committee and be brought to the next Board of Directors meeting for approval.
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES – The Governance Educational Opportunities were circulated to the Board of Directors for information.
ANNUAL WORKPLAN – The April workplan schedule was reviewed.
ANNUAL REPORT TO THE SPONSOR 2020 – The Board Members completed together the Annual Report to the Sponsor 2020. This report is a yearly requirement form Catholic Health International (CHI). The collective responses will be sent to CHI by Administration.
The next regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 12 May 2020 at noon via video conference due to COVID-19. NOTE: The Annual General Meeting will also be held on that day.