The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors was held on 24 June 2014.


Mission — Mrs. Ruest reviewed the Mission information which she recently presented to Catholic Health International. The presentation will be integrated into our Centre’s staff general orientation programme.


Thank You Card from Ms. Adams re Retirement from Board — In this card, Ms. Adams thanked the Board of Directors and staff for the dish garden at the time of her retirement from the Board in June.


Mrs. Ruest’s report included information on the Attestation (approved as presented) as required by the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, and Census data. Also discussed were:

Resident Quality Inspection (RQI) – A team of inspectors from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care was in our facility from 26 May 2014 to 05 June 2014 to complete our first RQI. The final report was received on 13 June 2014. The report includes one Compliance Orderand 16 Written Notifications and/or Voluntary Plans of Correction. (There are over 500 sections included in both the Act and the Regulationand in 2014 the average number of findings of non-compliance per facility was 14.) Mrs. Ruest reviewed in detail the areas of non-compliance and corrective actions that have been or will be taken to address deficiencies. The public document will be posted in the Centre and also forwarded to the Residents’ Council. The Senior Team and managers have met to address each of the issues. All of the necessary work and corrective actions will be completed well in advance of the 25 July 2014 deadline.

Fire Training in Long-Term Care Home Operators – Mr. Ingram and Mr. Gauthier have attended training offered by Cornwall Fire Department (CFD). The CFD has conducted inspections of our facility, all with excellent results.


Clergy Luncheon – Clergy members of the community have been invited to this event which will be hosted by our Centre on Friday, 27 June 2014 at noon.


Management Fiduciary StatementThe Board of Directors approved the Management Fiduciary Statement for April 2014.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES – The Education Calendar for June 2014 and Governance educational opportunities were circulated to the Board of Directors for information.

Report From the Board (June 2014)