Board Summary May 31 Meeting
Present: Margaret Belfrage (Chair); Fay Agterhuis (Deputy Chair & Special Projects); Adam Murray (Finance & Audit); Damon Burn (Quality, Safety & Risk); Ms Kristina Dimasi; Marion Westrup; Tim Walsh; Shane Dawson (CEO)
The Board accepted the Chair’s Report which summarised her activity, in particular further work on the Strategic and Annual Plans; and attendances at forums and training sessions.
CEO Organisational Report
The Board accepted the CEO Report which included updates on: DHHS Funding for Early Intervention Spectrum Disorders (12 month project in conjunction with Dental Health Services Victoria); roll out of the new payroll system; OH&S site reports; development of private health services; a successful QIP Accreditation; CEO BCH being invited to join G21 Health and Wellbeing Pillar; staffing in Palliative Care; construction at the Point Lonsdale site; and CEO engagement activity.
The Board discussed current vacancies on the Board and agreed to approach someone suitably qualified for the casual vacancy (until AGM). The Board noted several opportunities for governance forums and training. A recent site tour by several Directors was successful and another was planned.
The Board discussed stretch targets for the Strategic Plan and subsequent Annual Plan that would support implementation.
Board Committee Reports
The Board accepted reports from the Financial & Audit Committee, the Quality, Safety & Risk Committee, and the Special Projects Committee. The Board approved the implementation of a private company owned by BCH. This will facilitate development of private services which will provide a sustainable source of funds to BCH. Quality, Safety & Risk Committee reported progress on development of new KPIs in quality, which will better contribute to Board decisions.
BCH Queenscliff/Point Lonsdale Site Development
The Board noted opening of Stage 2 of the site development project, current works and on-going issues with laying the asphalt. Planning for refurbishment of the ETUs and management of the ETUs was discussed and is progressing. Planning re the future use of Coorabin has been moved to the Special Projects Committee, as part of a whole of site re-development plan.
Correspondence was noted with no action required.
One membership application was accepted.
Next Meeting 28 June 2018