Aged Care Group is the market leader in Malaysia’s aged care industry. Our purpose is to create a sustainable aged care ecosystem, offering an integrated framework of action that supports and incorporates every aspect of continuum care – ranging from skilled healthcare professionals and equipment suppliers, to financial services.
Adapting a multi-disciplinary approach, we engage various sectors and multiple stakeholders to draw effective ways in measuring the functionality of the elderly population.
As advocates of aged care, we promote action that will affect and drive the growth of the aged care industry and communicate knowledge of current trends on the Malaysian ageing landscape.
Our vision is to innovate and transform the perception of ageing; we are engaged in the business of elevating aged care standards in Malaysia. We operate an ecosystem that provides integrated care services and products for the elderly, including retirement villages and nursing homes (Integrated Residential Care Centre – IRCC), to enhance the value of life you want.
Our mission is to advocate a healthy, happy and dignified lifestyle for senior citizens through the fruits of our collaborations with strategic partners, our research & project development and lifestyle-sharing via our information portal. Seeking to be frontrunners in all things aged care; we build on the years of knowledge and experience of our shareholders and management team.
We are members of the Retirement Villages Association of New Zealand Inc (RVA).
10th Floor Wisma Mirama, Jalan Wisma Putra, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
About The Team
Dato’ Frank Choo Chuo Siong
Frank is the Managing Director of Aged Care Group (ACG) & Managedcare Sdn Bhd (wholly owned business of ACG). He is also the Director of Xiao En Group. He also serves as an Advisor at the Centre of History and Contemporary Research in CHINA-ASEAN. He has completed several housing developments in East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, which include office buildings, housing development and apartment projects in the Klang Valley. Frank is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Pavilion Real Estate Investment Trust.
Dr. Carol Yip
Chief Executive Officer
B. Econ (Hons), MBA (Finance), CFP, M. in Counselling, PhD (Monash)
Dr. Yip is the Chief Executive Officer of Aged Care Group (ACG) & Managedcare Sdn Bhd. Having more than a decade’s worth of experience in financial planning, she is one of Malaysia’s leading advocates of personal financial education and sustainable retirement for Malaysians. In 2012, Carol was appointed by PEMANDU (Performance Management & Delivery Unit) to facilitate a 5-week Senior Living lab discussion with regulators, business owners, NGOs and individuals about future plans for Malaysia’s aged care and senior living. Her current projects include helping property developers to conceptualise integrated residential care centres and active living residential units for active retirees within townships. Dr. Carol Yip’s PhD research at Monash University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is related to Malaysia’s ageing population i.e. ‘Provision of long-term care and payment options for elderly people living in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur’.
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Executive Officer’s Department (CEOD)
Cecilia Chan is a former banker from Deutsche Bank Malaysia Berhad, she had 37 years experiences in banking industry. Formerly from a banking background, Cecilia steps into agedcare industry after her retirement. Apart from learning new skills and knowledge, Cecilia also passionate on pass on her soft skills to the group employees.
Research & Project Executive
Ir. Chew Weng Yuen
Ir. W Y Chew has more than 30 years of working experience in the construction industry and has vast experience in the design, planning, coordination and project management of constructing industrial and institutional buildings, major infrastructure works, dams, structural and civil works for the oil and gas industry, as well as the development of a commercial centre.
He also has experience working in international projects after being involved in the design of numerous building foundations for projects in Brunei Darulsalam and Myanmar.
Ir. W Y Chew is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, and a registered professional engineer with practicing certificate, with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia. He is also a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers, Australia, a Chartered Professional Engineer (Australia), and registered with the National Engineering Register of Australia. In the ASEAN region, he is registered with the ASEAN Engineering Register as an ASEAN Engineer and has an MBA in Technology Management.
With the combination of his technical skills and business knowledge, he currently spearheads project management.
ACG Concept Team
Shalini spearheads the team of ACG Concept. Her areas of experience in integrated marketing communications, stakeholder engagement, strategic planning and project management for a diverse number of industries led her to get involved in the retirement and aged care industry. Previously, she was the Head of Communications for The Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia (FIMM). Shalini was also key personnel of The Asian Banker, having provided strategic management for the centre of excellence in terms of costs and operations of The Banking Academy (The training arm of The Asian Banker).
Assistant Manager, Creative Artist & Designer
With 12 years of experience within the design and media industry, April is passionate about expressing the subtle beauty of graceful ageing through innovative graphics and convey education on aged care interactively to her audiences. Being part of the creative team, April designs marketing collaterals and is involved in the design of 3Age portal.
Teo Wei Bin
Senior Creative Artist & Designer
Putting his previous graphic designing experience with a leading Chinese daily and educational institution to good use, Wei Bin is now the graphic designer for ACG Concept campaigns and 3Age portal. To increase public awareness of dementia, he spearheaded a videography competition, entitled “Remember Me”.
Marketing & Communications Executive
Having experienced at a young age the challenges of caring for the sick and elderly, Jason is passionate about investing in lives and galvanising the landscape of elderly care. Formerly from a banking background, Jason made the switch to communications to give a voice to this growing segment of the population and is currently the editor for ACG Concept’s English communications.
Melinda U is the General Manager of Managedcare Sdn Bhd (MaC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Aged Care Group (ACG). Prior to taking up her current role at MaC, Melinda headed the Strategic Partnerships & Business Development Department at ACG. Her main responsibilities include researching and developing strategic partnerships for the purpose of providing services and products for elderly care, revenue generation, promotional marketing, customer base expansion, business efficiency as well as identifying and developing revenue generation strategies for the business. Since joining ACG in 2014, she was incumbent in establishing strategic partnerships with financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, medical centres, educational institutions and non-profit organisations to offer a wide array of opportunities towards the aged care industry.
Her current portfolio with MaC includes partnering with Rockwills Trustee and Kenanga Investment Bank on CareTrustTM (a living trust for care needs). She leads a team of healthcare professionals in launching the Care Administrator service where MaC coordinates, monitors and administrates a variety of health and long-term care service providers to ensure optimal value of care for Malaysians.
Assistant Nurse Manager
Tang Miaw Keng
Senior Executive, Customer Service
Noor Mariana Mohd Sharif
Registered Nurse | Care Manager
Registered Nurse | Care Manager
Kavitha a/p Maniam
Registered Nurse | Care Manager
Aw Li Chi (Nina)
Nor Shafiza Mahat
Siti Syafiqah Rahmad
Junior Registered Nurse
Lee Chee Leong
Ong Yee Yen (Joey)
Hiew Zhen Xiang (Bobby)
ACG Care Team
Panel of Advisors
To’ Puan Dr Safurah bt Jaafar
MBChB, MScPH, MBA, FFPH (UK), FAFP (M), MAM (M)
With over 24 years’ experience in health services management and primary healthcare, To’ Puan Dr Safurah bt Jaafar has accomplished many significant achievements; from restructuring the Family Health system to establishing haemodialysis services in primary health care clinics. During her tenure as Director of the Ministry of Health’s Family Health Development Division, she led her team to draft and drive the Aged Healthcare Act Bill prior to her retirement in January 2017. Currently, she is the Head of Sub-Specialty for Family Health in the Academy of Medicine’s Public Health Medicine Chapter. With a string of accomplishments and passion, she now joins ACG’s Advisory Panel to develop Malaysia’s aged care ecosystem and address the nation’s ageing issues.
Professor Tan Maw Pin
Tan Maw Pin is currently Professor in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Malaya. She qualified from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and worked as an house officer in Derby and a Senior House Officer at the Nottingham City Hospital before moving up north to Newcastle upon Tyne to purse her higher specialist training in geriatric medicine. She worked briefly as a consultant geriatrician at the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospital before returning home to Malaysia. Dr Tan is also a keen researcher, and since she returned to Malaysia four years ago, is the Principal Investigator (PI) of a randomised controlled study in falls (MyFAIT) which will report in January 2015, the lead PI of the UM Grand Challenge- Promoting Independence in Our Seniors with Arthritis (PISA) and a co-PI in the Malaysian Elders Longitudinal Research (MELoR) study. Dr Tan is also the co-founder of the Ageing and Age-Associated Disorders Research group.
Aged Care Group Sdn Bhd
- 15 Apr 2014 - Aged Care Group Sdn Bhd was incorporated
- 15 Apr 2014 - Appointed Harmony Hill Park (HHP) Project Management Consultant
- 24 Mar 2015 - ACG signs MoU with University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
- 27 May 2015 - Managedcare Sdn Bhd was incorporated
- 15 Oct 2015 - Photography & Short Film Competition with Sin Chew Daily
- 22 Oct 2015 - Sustainable Retirement & Aged Care Conference (SRACC)
- 23 Apr 2016 - Retirement Planning Talk with HuaZong National Innovation & Modernisation Committee and the Federation of Hokkien Associations Malaysia
- 19 Jul 2016 - 2nd Retirement Planning Talk with HuaZong National Innovation & Modernisation Committee and the Federation of Hokkien Associations Malaysia
- 28 Jul 2016 - ACG Care Sdn Bhd was incorporated
- 29 Jul 2016 - ACG Concept Sdn Bhd was incorporated
- 18 Aug 2016 - 1st After Hours Intelligent Conversation - Collaboration with Woods Bagot on design & architecture
- 18 Apr 2017 - ACG signs MoU with University of Malaya (UM) to join efforts in developing continuum of care for the ageing
- 18 Apr 2017 - ACG & UM hosts forum - Public Private Partnerships for Sustainable Retirement & Aged Care
- 14 Sep 2017 - HHP Project obtained approval to commence site clearance and Earthworks
- 18 Oct 2017 - ACG signs MoU with ACH Group (Adelaide Australia)
- 22 Oct 2017 - HHP Site Clearance & Earthworks commenced
- 1 Feb 2018 - Commencement of HHP Building Works
Managedcare Sdn Bhd
- 27 May 2015 - Managedcare Sdn Bhd was incorporated
- 24 Feb 2016 - Managedcare signs MoU with Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad and Rockwills Trustee Berhad to launch CareTRUST™
- 11 Apr 2016 - Managedcare signs MoU with MyDoc to Create Awareness on Health and Aged Care
- 7 Aug 2016 - Eco World launches Eco Sanctuary Care Hub with Managedcare as operator
- 16 Feb 2017 - Managecare signs MoU with FA Advisory to promote holistic planning related to care and finance
- 23 May 2017 - Managedcare joins Pavilion’s Silver Société initative to provide care to Silver Societe members