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.

Policy Approval
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 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).

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.

Summary of the December 2022 Board of Directors Meeting