The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was held on 04 April 2023.

CORPORATE LIAISON’S REPORT – Sister Cuddihy shared that Sister Rose-Marie Dufault who was one of Catholic Health International’s founders passed away on 22 March 2023. She will be kept in our thoughts and prayers. 

Mrs. Lafrance-Allaire’s report included: Expanding Rehabilitation Spaces – New Construction of
Therapy Room (The construction fundraising campaign “Stronger Together” has been
launched), Good News Item (AMPLIFI) and Census Data. Also discussed:

New COVID-19 Measures of LTC Homes – 31 March 2023 – Effective March 31, the Ministry of LTC has announced new COVID-19 measures for LTC homes. At St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre, there is no longer Asymptomatic Screen Testing (Rapid Antigen Testing) and Electronic screening at the front entrance. Only passive screening is required upon entry. Families continue to visit in the rooms only. The Prevention and Containment Funding Program has ended. 

Risk Management Review 2022-2023 The Board of Directors reviewed the Risk Management Plan 2022-2023

In order to increase the number of volunteers at the Centre, it was suggested publishing in the church bulletins diocese that testing is no longer required at SJCCC.

The Board of Directors approved the following policies as reviewed.

-Corporate Policy #3-a-10 re Complementary Services Offered by Regulated Health Professionals (RHPs) Not Employed by SJCCC
-Corporate Policy #3-a-15 re Contracts – Affiliation Agreements
-Corporate Policy #3-a-18 re Contracts – Services and Projects

-Corporate Policy #3-a-30 re Health and Safety Policy

Policy to Review
The Board of Directors approved Board of Directors policy #2-a-8 re Executive Committee as reviewed. 

Financial Statements – The Board of Directors approved the Financial Statements for the Period Ending 28 February 2023 as presented.

Management Fiduciary Statement – The Board of Directors approved the Management Fiduciary Statement for February 2023.    

Standing Item: Annual Workplan – The workplan for the month of April was reviewed.

Standing Item: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) 

Standing Item: Policies to be Reviewed by the Board of Directors – Reviewed.

The next regular Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 16 May 2023 at 1200 hours via video conference due to COVID-19. The Annual Meeting will also be held on that day.

Summary of the April 2023 Board of Directors Meeting