Who We Are

Who We Are

St Luke’s ElderCare is committed to caring for our elders in the community through services provided in our nursing home sited in Ang Mo Kio, 23 senior care centres located islandwide and through the homes of our elders. We deliver a full range of integrated services and programmes for our elders that include centre-based, community-based, home-based and residential-based services.

These services are designed to benefit elders who have suffered physical disabilities as a result of stroke, fall or accident, as well as the frail and lonely who have no one to look after.

We offer the following facilities and services:

* At selected centres only.

Our Mission

To be a Christian healthcare provider enriching lives in the communities

Our Vision

Transforming Community Care

Our Values

Compassion, Holistic Excellence, Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Teamwork

Board of Directors

Professor Neo Boon Siong
Honorary Treasurer

Professor Neo Boon Siong
Honorary Treasurer

Professor Neo was first appointed to the Board in August 2021 and assumed the role of Honorary Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance, Investment and Procurement Committee on 1 September 2021.

He was the CANON Endowed Chair Professor of Business and twice served as Dean of the Nanyang Business School at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of The Navigators, Singapore, and an independent director of Chip Eng Seng Corporation Ltd. He was previously Chairman of i1 Ventures Ltd. He had served the boards of Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Ltd, OCBC Bank, Great Eastern Life Group, Keppel Offshore and Marine Ltd, GRP Ltd, Informatics Holding Ltd, National Computer Systems Pte Ltd, Keppel’s K1 eBiz Pte Ltd, J Lauritzen Singapore, Public Accountants Board, Securities Industry Council, Income Tax Review Board, Goods and Services Tax Review Board, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore, and the Nanyang Technological University Council.

Professor Neo received a Public Administration Medal (Silver) from the President of the Republic of Singapore at the 1999 National Day Honours Award.

He has 38 years of professional experience in accounting and finance, information systems, strategy, research, business consulting, management education, and corporate governance. He is a leading expert in public sector governance, business strategy, process management and organisational change.

Professor Neo is a Certified Public Accountant (Singapore) and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from the National University of Singapore and MBA and PhD degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, USA.

Leadership Team

A/Prof Edward Poon
Senior Director
Nursing Services and Academic Director

Associate Professor Edward Poon
Senior Director, Nursing Services
Academic Director, Learning Hub and Learning Institute & Research

Edward oversees the nursing services at SLEC and our first residential care facility, St Luke’s ElderCare Residence @ Ang Mo Kio. He is also the Academic Director overseeing the SLEC Learning Hub and Learning Institute and Research, and the lead for the setting up of Palliative Care services at SLEC.
Edward joined SLEC in 2017 with over two decades of experience in nursing. He began his career at the Singapore General Hospital and progressed to leadership roles in the healthcare and community care sector.

A veteran and recognised member of the nursing and community care sectors, he is active in consultancy work, workgroups and professional panels with the National University of Singapore, Singapore Institute of Social Science and the National Strategy for Palliative Care workgroup.

Edward is passionate about humanistic and compassionate care and believes in knowledge sharing to grow future potential leaders in the community care sector.
He presently lectures at the Singapore Institute of Technology and serves as a Board of Director at the Singapore Nurses’ Association and Chairperson of the Palliative Care Nurses Chapter. Throughout his career, he has committed more than a decade in building palliative care capabilities in countries such as China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Taiwan and Thailand.

He was awarded the President Nurses Award and Healthcare Humanity Award in 2004.

He holds a PhD in Palliative Care from Monash University.

Elaine Tan
Communication and Partnerships

Elaine Tan
Director, Communication and Partnerships

Elaine joined St Luke’sElderCare in 2021 and is the Director of Communication and Partnerships leading communication, resource mobilisation and community relations.

She is a veteran professional in the non-profit sector with specialist skills in strategic planning, marketing communication, public and media relations and resource development. She has 20 years of extensive senior management and leadership experiences with international non-profit and social service organisations, including WWF Singapore, World Vision Singapore, YMCA Singapore and Breast Cancer Foundation. Elaine previously held the position of CEO at WWF and General Manager of Programmes at the YMCA. Prior to joining the social service sector, Elaine helmed corporate communications in the public sector including in healthcare for more than a decade.

During her tenue at WWF, Elaine was appointed to WWF International’s Network Executive Team, was the first woman member of WWF’s Asia Pacific Senior Executive Team and a Board Member of Earth Hour Global.

At World Vision, she was a member of the Gender Diversity Committee comprising women leaders from World Vision’s global network.

She also served as an honorary advisor to the International NGO Centre, Taichung, Taiwan in 2018 which comprised an international panel of development experts supporting Taiwan’s vision of attracting international NGOs to Taiwan.

Elaine graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Literature and is equipped with a Certification from the Institute of Public Relations, Singapore.