REPORT FROM THE BOARD
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was held on 06 December 2022.
Mrs. Lafrance-Allaire’s report included: Vaccination, Bill 124 Protecting a Sustainable Public
Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019 (for information purposes), SJCCC Evacuation
Exercise (It was a resounding success once again), Good News Item (WorkLife Pulse
Committee is revived) and Census Data. Also discussed:
Strategic Plan 2022-2025 – Mrs. Lafrance-Allaire shared the internal Strategic Plan 2022-2025.
A suggestion was made to change the pink colour to a dark grey. The change will be made.
Discussion was had surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion and the holiday season.
3-a-20 Disagreement with a Physician’s / Nurse Practitioner’s Orders -DEFERRED.
The Board of Directors approved corporate policy #3-a-25 re Resuscitative Intervention for Care at End of Life as reviewed.
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (QI) / SAFETY COMMITTEE
Quality Assurance Scorecard 2022-23 (Q2) – Human Resources statistics have been removed from the Quality Assurance Scorecard since it is now covered in the Comprehensive Planning, Finance and Personnel Relations Committee (CPFPRC).
COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING, FINANCE AND PERSONNEL RELATIONS COMMITTEE (CPFPRC)
Financial Statements – The Board of Directors approved the Financial Statements for the Periods Ended 30 September 2022 and 31 October 2022 as presented.
Budget Draft Presentation 2023-2024 – In the Five Year Capital Plan (2023-2028), for RHSJ Health Centre of Cornwall Fund, it was suggested to split the $500,000 under fiscal year 2023-2024 and show instead $250,000 under fiscal year 2023-2024 and $250,000 under fiscal year 2024-2025.
The Board of Directors recommended to the Members of the Corporation approval of the 2023/24 Operating Budget and the Capital Budget (2023-2028) as amended:
Operating Budget – 2023-24
-St. Joseph’s Villa (Long-Term Care): $17,192,137 with a projected surplus of $1,045
-Hotel Dieu Hospital (Complex Continuing Care): $11,161,252 with a projected surplus of $706
Capital Budget 2023-28
-The Five-year (Combined) Capital Plan (2023-2028) in the amount of $1,805,000 of which $1,488,500 is for 2023-24.
Management Fiduciary Statement – The Board of Directors approved the Management Fiduciary Statements for September and October 2022.
QI Committee for LTC – The Governance Committee came to a conclusion that the QI Committee for Long-Term Care does not need to be a committee of the Board of Directors but will report to the Quality Improvement / safety Committee of the Board.
Standing Item: Annual Workplan – DEI will be changed to EDI. The workplan for the month of December will be revised.
Standing Item: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
Standing Item: Policies to be Reviewed by the Board of Directors – Reviewed.
The next regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 10 January 2023 at 1200 hours via video conference due to COVID-19.