PATIENT RELATIONS COMMITTEE
The Patient Relations Committee is responsible for the development of measures for preventing or dealing with sexual abuse of patients/clients. As part of its mandate, the Committee oversees the College's Sexual Abuse Prevention Program. The Committee developed guidelines to accompany the program.
The Committee also oversees the College's public awareness and communications program activities including identified strategic priorities in these areas.
Comprised of public and professional members, the Committee acts as a focus group for public awareness initiatives
Learn More, by reading the article in this report called Advancing Public Protection Through Enhanced Public Awareness Initiatives.
The Finance Committee has a mandate to review all matters with a financial impact on the College, ensuring that a high level of fiscal integrity is maintained.
During the current fiscal year, the Committee achieved the following:
- Reviewed the Risk Management portfolio to objectively assess the status of mitigation efforts for identified risks and to assess and prioritize emerging risks;
- Proposed to the College Council a number of in-year savings, which cut approximately $105,000 of spending from the 2015-16 Budget to respond to the revenue shortfalls attributed to the lower than expected growth in membership;
- Reviewed and aligned 2016-17 Operating Budget with the Strategic Plan;
- Reviewed and aligned 2017-18 and 2018-19 Budget projections with operating goals and reserve retention policies.