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Our Milestones

 

 

 1993

 

 

 

 

• Participated in community services

 1996

 

 

• Established the Sathya Sai Social Service

 

• Registered with
   - Commissioner of Charities
   - Registrar of Societies
   - National Council of Social Service (NCSS)

 

• Started to fund the Food Aid and Befriending Programme, a programme managed by volunteers of the

  Sri Sathya Sai Society's Seva Group

 

• Set up the Sathya Sai Baba Specialist Clinic on the second floor of the Sathya Sai Baba Centre

 

 1997

 

 

 

• Appointed by the Ministry of Community Development to manage Bukit Batok Home for the Aged for

  a period of five years

 

 

 2001

 

• Launched a series of community health screening sessions in partnership with the Health Promotion Board

  and the Hong Kah North Divisions' grassroots organisations till April 2002

 2002

 

 

• Took over the management of a rehab centre (formerly known as Bukit Batok Senior Citizens Health Care    Centre) from the Home Nursing Foundation

 

• Renamed the clinic "Sathya Sai Baba (General and Specialist) Clinic" to better reflect the types of services    it provided

 

• Appointed by the Ministry of Community Development and Sports (MCDS) to manage Tembusu Home at

  Pelangi Village for a period of five years

 

• Re-appointed by MCDS to manage Bukit Batok Home for the Aged for a period of five years

 

 2003

 

• Selected as one of the beneficiaries supported by the President's Challenge 2003

 2004

 

 

• Embarked on a 3-month Strategic Planning Exercise. A new 4S' mission statement was developed


• Adopted "Tembusu" in the naming of subsequent facilities and programmes

 

• Renamed the rehab centre "Tembusu Rehab Centre"

 

• Appointed by the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) to manage a community-

  based eldercare facility, known as Tembusu Neighbourhood Link (TNL). It is the first Neighbourhood Link set

  up on the rooftop of a multi-storey carpark

 

 2005

 

 

• Established the Tembusu Volunteer Programme

 

• Conducted 2 sessions of Blood Donation Drive in collaboration with the Sathya Sai Central Organisation,   Singapore in May and August 2005 respectively

 

• Initiated the first customised training course for care staff ("Improving Care for Older Clients – Interactive Aged

  Care Training Course" in collaboration with the Hua Mei Training Centre)

 

 2006

 

 

• Inaugurated the first Volunteer Training Programme

 

• Embarked on the first humanitarian project – SAINET Project in Laos

 

• Participated in the MCYS–NCSS Social Work Training Scholarship Scheme

 

• Commemorated the 10th anniversary of community service by 4S with a Thank-You Dinner and two sets

  of commemorative stamps

 

• Received a visit from Dr Pal Dhall, Zone Co-ordinator, Sathya Sai Organisation Pacific and Asian Region 

  (India excluded) on 4 Sep 06

 

 2007

 

 

• Appointed by MCYS to manage Thuja Home at Pelangi Village for a period of five years

 

• Re-appointed by MCYS to manage Bukit Batok Home for the Aged and Tembusu Home at Pelangi Village for a

   period of five years

 

• Embarked on the second humanitarian project – Sathya Sai – Huong Van Health Centre Project in Vietnam

 

• Launched the Tembusu Transport - a joint project with the Kampong Ubi-Kembangan Citizens'
  Consultative Committee

 

 2008

 

 

• 4S President was invited by the National Archives of Singapore to record an oral history on the birth and

  development of 4S

 

• Appointed by MCYS and NCSS to provide Home Help Service for the western region from 1 Apr 08. Named

  the programme Tembusu Home Help Service (THHS)

 

• Embarked on the third humanitarian project – SaiBlanket Project in Nepal

 

• Endorsed by the Tellabs Foundation as a Supported Charity

 

• Selected as one of the beneficiaries supported by the President's Challenge 2008

 

• (TNL) Selected as one of the pilot centres of the Silver Cooperative

 

 2009

 

 

• Received a visit from Dr Michael Goldstein, International Chairman of Sri Sathya Sai World Foundation, on

  12 Feb 09

 

• Set up Tembusu Health Centre (THC) at Eunos Crescent and Sathya Sai Baba (General and Specialist) Clinic

  ceased operations in June 2009

 

• Relocated Tembusu Rehab Centre to Jurong West Street 71

 

 

 2010

 

 

• Transferred the operations of the Food Aid and Befriending Programme from Sri Sathya Sai Society to THC

  and renamed the programme "Tembusu Food Aid Programme"

 

• Renamed TNL "Tembusu Seniors Activity Centre" (TSAC)

 

 2011

 

 

• Embarked on the second Strategic Planning Exercise

 

• Renamed Tembusu Rehab Centre "Tembusu Rehab and Day Care Centre" (TRDCC)

 

• (TRDCC) Implemented the Singapore Programme for Integrated Care for the Elderly in collaboration with the

   Agency for Integrated Care (AIC)

 

• Renamed THC "Tembusu Free Clinic" (TFC)

 

 2012

 

 

• Selected as one of the beneficiaries supported by the President's Challenge 2012

 

• Received a visit from Dr Narendranath Reddy, Chairman of Pransanthi Council on 25 Feb 12

 

• Participated in the Community Silver Trust scheme for the Intermediate and Long Term Care service for both

  healthcare and social service sectors

 

• Merge TFC's subjects with TSAC

 

• Re-appointed by MCYS to manage Bukit Batok Home for the Aged, Tembusu Home at Pelangi Village and

  Thuja Home at Pelangi Village for a period of five years

 

 2013

 

 

• Appointed by the Ministry of Social and Family Development to manage the Acacia Welfare Home (AWH) for a 

  period of five years

 

• Ceased operating TFC from 1 Apr 13

 

• Appointed by AIC as a Funds Administrator of the Seniors' Mobility and Enabling Fund in July 2013

 

• Set up the Tembusu Eldercare Centre (SPICE) at Eunos Crescent in collaboration with AIC in December 2013

 

• Participated in the Care and Share Movement for social service sectors

 

 2015

 

 

• Ceased operating THHS and Tembusu Transport on 31 Mar 15

 

 2016

 

 

• Ceased operating TRDCC on 31 Mar 16

 

• Relocated AWH from 10 Kaki Bukit Avenue 5 to 30 Admiralty Street from 20 Nov 16 and renamed AWH

   "Acacia Home"

 

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