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About Us

Our core values at Dementia Care Centre are: Compassion, Kindness, Diligence and Resourcefulness.

 

The core mission at our centre is to provide the highest standards of care for people with dementia by adopting an individualised, sensitive and holistic approach to care, and to make a positive difference in the lives of their caregivers. 

Each member of the DCC team has received training on caring for persons living with dementia. We are huge proponents of ongoing education, and, with close ties to academic institutions and industry, we are always up to date with the latest practices of dementia care. 

We are here to provide: 

 

  • A safe and conducive day care environment for persons living with dementia

  • Cognitive and physical development programmes aimed at helping to slow down the progression of dementia

Apart from our daycare activities, we organise and participate in programmes that provide: 

  • Training to caregivers, family members and professionals involved in dementia care

  • Education and care aimed to elevate the standard of dementia care in Malaysia. 

Our Team

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Prof. Dr Tan Maw Pin
Medical Director

Dr Tan Maw Pin is the medical director at Genting Dementia Care Centre. She is currently a Professor in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Malaya. She received her undergraduate medical training at the University of Nottingham. After passing her MRCP, she obtained a National Training Number in Geriatric Medicine at Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

 

During her geriatric subspecialty training, she undertook two years of full time research into falls in older people. She is now a highly research active academic and is the Principal Investigator of the Promoting Independence in our Seniors with Arthritis (PISA) Grand Challenge and the Malaysian Falls Assessment and Intervention Trial (MyFAIT). She was a co-investigator of the Malaysian Elders Longitudinal Research (MELoR) study and is now the Principal Investigator of the AGELESS study, which is a nationwide longitudinal study of ageing funded by the Ministry of Education.

 

Her administrative roles include Research Coordinator at the Department of Medicine and Leader of the Ageing and Regenerative Medicine Research Thrust at the Faculty of Medicine. She is currently an academic editor for Plos One, and an associate editor for Frontiers in Medicine. She continues to practice geriatrics at the University of Malaya Medical Centre, and had set up the Falls and Syncope Service at the University of Malaya, as well as chairs the hospital inpatient falls committee. 

Qualifications:

 

  • Fellowship to the Royal College of Physicians, London, 2019

  • Fellow of the College of Physicians, Academy of Medicine Malaysia (Geriatrics), 2018

  • Doctorate of Medicine with Commendation, Newcastle University, UK 2009

  • Certificate of Completion of Training in Geriatric and General (Internal) Medicine, UK 2009

  • Membership to the Royal College of Physicians, UK 2001

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Nottingham, 1998

  • Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours), University of Nottingham, 1996

Mujada is a professional, enthusiastic and certified practitioner of dementia care. He possesses 7 years of working experience in dementia care with 3 of those years working in Dundee, Scotland as a registered front liner under the Scottish Social Service Council in Scotland, United Kingdom. Mujada is experienced in delivering care in various settings, including home care, assisted living, nursing home and day care.

Qualifications:

 

  • Master of Counselling, Open University Malaysia (on-going)

  • Bachelor in Human Sciences (Comm.) (Hons.) International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

  • PG Cert. Psychology of Dementia Care, University of St. Andrew, Scotland (partial)

  • Certificate in Dementia Care, West College Scotland

Trainings:

 

  • Movement & Handling for Dementia Care

  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

  • Medication Administration (for Healthcare Assistant), Diet and Nutrition for PLwD, Infection Control, Continence

  • Communication in Dementia Care

  • Managing Challenges Behavior in Dementia Care

  • Policies and Ethics in Dementia Care

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Muhammad Mujada bin Rosli
Centre Manager
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Dinnee Kong
Rehab Manager

Dinnee is very detail-oriented and has a lot of empathy towards our clients. In addition to providing general care for our clients, she is always ready to assist in the well-being of the client's whole family. 

She is engaged in all aspects at the centre, from general care of our clients to her role as the centre's rehab manager. Dinnee is also in charge of organising the programs carried out at the centre such as activities for our clients, training events and the public webinars.

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Occupational Therapy (Hons), UKM

  • Passed Qualification Exam at Singapore Nanyang Polytechnic 2011

  • Master (currently), Malaysian Research Institute of Ageing, UPM

  • Full registration occupational therapist under Allied Health Profession Act, Ministry of Health Singapore 2012-2018.

  • Registered Occupational Therapist under Malaysia Occupational Therapy Association.

  • World Federal Occupational Therapy Individual Member

Trainings:

  • Introduction to dance and movement approach in elderly, Singapore

  • Dance for Parkinson Disease workshop by Dance for PD Mark Morris Dance Group

  • Cognitive Rehabilitation course, Singapore

  • Introductory Training on the Montessori Based Dementia Programming by Singapore Montessori for Dementia Care and ACT4Health. 

  • Certification of completion to administer and score the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, MOCA

Nora is our passionate, well-organised and friendly office administrator. She has over 15 years of experience in administration, working in various industries such as health care and tourism. Apart from her commendable administration skills, she is very focused on creating the best experience for our clients and patients. 

Qualifications:

 

  • Diploma in Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)

 

Trainings:

 

  • Online course for Customer Service Skills and Essential Management Skills for Workplace

  • Care Needs and Non-Pharmalogical Management –BPSD, UMMC

  • Communication Challenges in Alzheimer disease, UMMC

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Norafzan binti Zahari 
Office Administrator
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Preetamjit Kaur A/P Jenial Singh
Trained Caregiver

Preet is a motivated and compellingly persuasive individual who loves helping clients to meet their needs and with their progression. She provides assistance to clients to help maintain their activities of daily living (ADLs) and goals. She is confident in handling clients from various background and ethnicity.

Her strengths are having the personality and disposition to provide honest, sincere, and compassionate care for our clients.

Qualifications:

 

  • Masters Executive Business Administration (MEBA), Cybernetics International College of Technology

  • Diploma in Mass Communication (Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising), Inti College Institute

 

Trainings:

 

  • Diagnosing and management of dementia by ACT4Health Services and Consultancy Sdn Bhd

  • Fall prevention amongst old adults by ACT4Health Services and Consultancy Sdn Bhd

  • Malaysian falls prevention network by ACT4Health Services and Consultancy Sdn Bhd

  • Workshop on continence for old adults by ACT4Health Services and Consultancy Sdn Bhd

Siva is very enthusiastic about nursing and has over 5 years of experience in a variety of care settings. She is a committed, caring, friendly nurse and is very willing to take on a wide range of challenges. Her nursing career has given her invaluable experience on handling clients from various cultural backgrounds. 

Qualifications:

 

  • Registered Nurse under The Nursing Board Malaysia

  • Bachelor of Nursing Sciences with Honors (BNS), Open University Malaysia. (On going)

  • Diploma in Nursing, Mahsa University College

Trainings:

 

  • UM-Inti workshop on Continence for Older Persons

  • Diagnosis and Management Dementia BY ACT4Health Services and Consultancy Sdn Bhd

  • The 21st ADI Asia Pacific Regional Conference

  • Activities for People Living with Dementia (PLwD), Pharmacological Treatment of Dementia & BPSD, Medications in an Older Person

  • Using Complementary Alternative Therapies to improve Functional fitness of Older Adults by ACT4Health Services & Consultancy Sdn Bhd

  • Introductory Training in Montessori Based Dementia Programming by Singapore Montessori for Dementia Care and ACT4Health 

  • Malaysian Falls Prevention Network E-Meeting (MyFalls 2020)

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Sivasangkaree A/P Nagaraj
Trained Caregiver