Champaign County Nursing Home Board of Directors met December 11.
Champaign County Nursing Home Board of Directors met Jan. 11.
Here is the agenda provided by the Board:
I. Call to Order
Chair Anderson called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
II. Roll Call
Asplund called the roll of Directors. A quorum was established.
III. Approval of Agenda
The board approved the agenda as distributed (motion by Hodson, second by Hartke, unanimous).
IV. Approval of Minutes
The board approved the minutes from November 13, 2017, as distributed (motion by Hartke, second by Hodson, unanimous).
V. Public Participation
David Laker stated he is not a fan of the use of paper plates and plastic utensils. He noted he objects to the use of no-name products. He explained he believes these products come from overseas and those products are not held to the same quality standards as US products. Mr. Laker does not like “mystery meat” and does not want his wife to eat it. He requested additional assistance to feed residents. He noted dietary is understaffed on weekends.
Pattsi Petrie complimented all involved with the holiday open house at the Nursing Home yesterday.
Ms. Hodson provided copies of the call for artists for the Art Fare in February.
VII. Management Update
A. October Financials
Suzanne Koenig stated in October, Medicare increased by five. According to Ms. Koenig, census is up overall. She stated the door issue was resolved in November. Ms. Koenig noted today is the first day of the annual survey. She anticipates the auditors will finish next week Tuesday.
Joyce Ciyou stated there are new processes in place for the annual survey. She stated the new regulations require positions dedicated to risk management and infectious disease prevention. She explained auditors will provide a survey report one to ten days from the completion of the audit. SAK agreed to provide a summary report of the audit findings at the next meeting.
VIII. Chair’s Report
Mr. Anderson encouraged all to attend or watch (via livestream) the Committee of the Whole meeting. He informed everyone there are a few items concerning the Nursing Home on the agenda.
In response to a question from Mr. Hartke, Ms. Koenig stated she believes if the County Board decides to issue an RFP for the sale of the Nursing Home, it will hamper the ability to hire nursing staff.
Mr. Anderson stated the dissolution of this Board of Directors is an item on the agenda for discussion. The committee discussed the costs associated with this board meeting. The board approved a recommendation to the County Board to forego compensation of the members of the Nursing Home Board of Directors (motion by Emanuel, second by Hartke, unanimous).
IX. Next Meeting Date & Time
Monday, January 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Mr. Anderson declared the meeting adjourned 6:44 p.m.