Double Win at the 5th APAC Eldercare Innovation Awards

ECON Healthcare Group Wins Best Geriatric Healthcare Operator and Best Rehabilitation Operator Awards at the 5th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards

Celebrating efforts in the delivery of health, happiness, and dignity

ECON Healthcare Group garnered two awards at the 5th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards, held in conjunction with the International Ageing Asia Innovation Forum. Graced by Ms Pirkko Mattila, Minister of Social Affairs and Health, Government of Finland, the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards Dinner Ceremony was held on the 26th of April 2017 at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore, in celebration of efforts that deliver dignity, health and happiness to the region’s older adults.

The prestigious awards included finalists from Thailand, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, China, USA and Germany, who participated in the various categories. ECON Healthcare Group received two major awards, namely the Best Geriatric Healthcare Operator and the Best Rehabilitation Operator. The former honours the healthcare operators that provide the best healthcare treatment, rehabilitation and medical services for older adults, while the latter honours healthcare operators that provide the best programmes that enable improvements for daily living, strength, and wellbeing.

ECON Healthcare Group distinguished itself beyond the rest with its network of healthcare and eldercare facilities that demonstrate a unique and diverse ecosystem of care. Synergising expertise from the east and the west through holistic management of health and wellness, the Group encompasses a unique and diverse suite of services that improve both physical and psychological wellbeing while meeting the social support needs of its clients. Standing on the forefront of research and technology, the Group continuously incorporates innovative implementations in its commitment and dedication to healthcare and eldercare.

ECON Healthcare Group was also nominated for the Best Improvement In Health Outcomes and the Best Active Ageing Programme (Residential).

Launched in April 2013, the annual Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards is the first of its kind in the Asia Pacific region that recognises the best in eldercare product and service delivery. To date, ECON Healthcare Group has garnered four Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards since 2013.

Ms Ong Hui Ming (Executive Director, ECON Healthcare Group
receives the awards for Best Geriatric Healthcare Operator from Dr Lam Ching Choi BBS, JP (Chairman, Elderly Commission and CEO, Haven of Hope Christian Service). Pictured here with the team from ECON Healthcare Group (Left to Right): Ms Tan Meng Guek (Assistant Director, Quality Management and Social Services), Ms Sim Siang Eng (Country Director, Malaysia), Ms Li Jie Jun (Assistant Manager, Operations) and Ms Iris Koh (Centre Manager, SunnyVille Home).)
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