Dr Ng Wai Chong is Chief, Clinical Affairs of Tsao Foundation. Tsao Foundation, established in 1993, is a non-profit organization incorporated in Singapore that develops and operates innovative and impactful community aged-care services, training programmes and advocacy platforms as means to positively transform the experience of ageing. (see www.tsaofoundation.org)
Dr Ng has been a practicing community aged-care family physician since the late 90’s. He spent the larger part of his working life as a home-care physician. His clinical interests include primary health care for the frail, elder mistreatment, dementia care, sustainable community aged care system, end-of-life care and comprehensive needs assessment.
Beyond the Foundation, Dr Ng is currently a member of the Ministry of Social and Family Development’s Adult Protection Team. With the Ministry of Health, he is on the 2nd National Geriatric Services Taskforce and the Working Committee to Develop Prognostication Guidelines for Home Palliative Care Services.
Dr Ng volunteers as the Vice President of Home Health Care Association. He is also on the Medical Advisory Board of Ren Ci Hospital and Nectar Care Services.