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Awards & Accolades

Awards & Accolades

2018

Charity Transparency Awards 2018

For the third consecutive year since the inaugural Charity Transparency Awards in 2016, TOUCH Community Services and TOUCH Family Services were awarded the Charity Transparency Awards by the Charity Council for exemplary disclosure practices.

The win affirms our commitment to pursuing excellence in transparency and governance, and building strong relationships with our stakeholders.

Healthcare Humanity Award

Two staff - Ms Audrey Tan Hong Noi (Therapy Assistant, TOUCH Home Care) and Ms Josephine Koh Soo Kim (Nursing Manager, TOUCH Home Care) received this national award (Intermediate and Long-Term Care Category) given to outstanding and inspirational healthcare workers who have displayed altruism above and beyond their call of duty.

TOUCH Caregivers Support client Mdm Lily Tan Geok Lan received the Healthcare Humanity Award (Caregiver category) for outstanding care for her husband.

Two of these award recipients, Ms Audrey Tan and Mdm Lily Tan, received the Honourable Mention, the highest accolade given out at the award ceremony.

Sitefinity Website of the Year (Non-Profit Category)

TOUCH Community Services is the winner in the non-profit category of the Progress Sitefinity 2017 Website of the Year Awards.

Since its inception in 2011, the Sitefinity Website of the Year Awards have recognised websites powered by Progress Sitefinity for creativity, design, user experience, functionality and overall website presentation.

Six months post launch, TOUCH’s website had increased online donations by 15%, online donors by 145%, and experienced a 77% productivity increase in processing volunteer sign-ups.

The Singapore HR Awards 2018 - Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Fair & Inclusive Employment Practices

TOUCH Community Services was awarded the Leading HR Practices (Special Mention) in Fair & Inclusive Employment Practices at the 2018 Singapore HR Awards.

The award highlights good practices in supporting fair employment, such as providing employees with equal opportunities for training and development, adopting merit-based recruitment, and fair remuneration. The award also recognises inclusive employers who lead the way in providing opportunities for employment for vulnerable groups.

TOUCH values every staff and believes in enabling them to grow in their potential and in their jobs. Putting in place fair and inclusive human resource practices has enabled TOUCH to establish a people-focused culture that forms the foundation of the team.   

2017

Charity Transparency Awards 2017

For the second year since the inaugural Charity Transparency Awards, TOUCH Community Services, TOUCH Family Services and TOUCH International were awarded the Charity Transparency Awards by the Charity Council for its exemplary disclosure practices. 

Charity Governance Awards 2017 (Special Commendation Award for Clarity of Strategy)

In the Charity Governance Awards category, TOUCH Community Services was conferred the Special Commendation Award for Clarity of Strategy. As a multi-service IPC with 25 years of service, TOUCH is committed to the continuous journey of governance excellence, and strives to be continually relevant in making real social impact and community transformation, aligned to its vision.

Healthcare Humanity Award

Four staff from TOUCH Community Services - Ms Jacinda Soh (Senior Occupational Therapist), Ms Rachel Lim (Senior Occupational Therapist), Ms Rachel Sim (Home Care Executive) and Ms Jeni Seetoh (Case Manager, Department of Social Work) - were recipients of this national award (ILTC category) given to outstanding and inspirational healthcare workers who have gone beyond their call of duty to care for frail seniors and people with cancer.

TOUCH Home Care client Mdm Ong Siew Lay received the Healthcare Humanity Award (Caregiver category) for her outstanding devotion in caring for her husband.

Best Home Care Operator Award

TOUCH Home Care clinched the Best Home Care Operator Award at the 5th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards Ceremony for its excellent efforts in providing the best health and social services to support ageing-in-place. This award recognises the best of Asia Pacific’s care organisations that have gone the extra mile to improve health, quality of life and independence for seniors.

Singapore Health Quality Service Award

Mrs Julie Seow, Diabetes Life Coach at TOUCH Diabetes Support, was a recipient of the Superstar Award (ILTC Administration Category) at the Singapore Health Quality Service Awards 2017, organised by the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre. Julie was honoured for her work and commitment to better the lives of people with diabetes through community support. The Singapore Health Quality Service Award is Singapore’s first dedicated platform to honour healthcare professionals who have delivered quality care and excellent service to patients.

 
2016

Wofoo Asian Award

TOUCH Cyber Wellness (TCW) was honoured at the Wofoo Asian Award for Advancing Family Well-Being held on 4 November 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. The award, by CiFA – Consortium of Institutes on Family in the Asian Region, recognises the efforts of organisations, agencies and community partners that impact families in Asia. TCW was one of the 36 teams from six countries that went through several rounds of judging before its Cyber Wellness Family Support Programme was finally shortlisted and won the Silver Award. The programme also received My Favourite Project accolade, as voted by delegates attending the symposium.

Charity Transparency Award

Transparency and good governance help organisations to build strong relationships with their stakeholders. TOUCH Community Services, TOUCH Family Services and TOUCH International were awarded the inaugural Charity Transparency Awards by the Charity Council for its exemplary disclosure practices. TOUCH is committed to the continuous journey of governance excellence. 

Intermediate and Long-Term Care (ILTC) Excellence Award

TOUCH Senior Activity Centre (TSAC) was conferred the Service Quality Improvement Award in recognition of its Seniors Caring for Seniors programme which has empowered 57 active clients to step out and become elderly befrienders. TSAC Assistant Manager, Yong Yin Hoong, was also honoured at the award ceremony with the individual Silver Award for Service Quality for her contributions in serving the clients of TSAC.

Healthcare Humanity Award

TOUCH Senior Activity Centre's Programme Executives, Mr Richard Chia and Mr James Lee, were a recipient of this national award given to outstanding and inspirational healthcare workers who go the extra mile to care for the sick and infirmed. Since 2007, seven of TOUCH Community Services' staff have received this award.

Country Partner

Global Youth Service Day: TOUCH Community Services, led by TOUCH Leadership and Mentoring, was reappointed Country Partner for this worldwide movement by Youth Service America that celebrates and mobilises children and youths around the world to improve their communities through service and Service-Learning.
2014

Outstanding Social Worker Award

Ms Julia Lee, Director of TOUCH Seniors Activity Centre was a recipient of the Outstanding Social Worker Award 2014 – the highest accolade given to social workers in Singapore – organised by the Singapore Association of Social Workers and supported by the Ministry of Social and Family Development.

Good Practice Award

TOUCH Caregivers Support was recognised for its productivity and innovation as part of the Intermediate and Long-Term Care (ILTC) Awards organised by the Agency for Integrated Care.

Healthcare Humanity Award

TOUCH Home Care’s Senior Occupational Therapist, Sandy Goh, was a recipient of this national award given to outstanding and inspirational healthcare workers who go the extra mile to care for the sick and infirmed. Since 2007, five of THC’s staff have received this award.
2012

Country Partner

Global Youth Service Day: TOUCH Community Services, led by TOUCH Leadership and Mentoring, was appointed Country Partner for this worldwide movement by Youth Service America that celebrates and mobilises children and youths around the world to improve their communities through service and Service-Learning. 
2011

Singapore Youth Award

TOUCH Cyber Wellness, a service of TOUCH Youth, was awarded the nation's highest youth accolade under the Community & Youth Services Team Category, in recognition of its commitment in encouraging holistic youth development through promoting cyber wellness, healthy gaming and online safety. The Award was presented by Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for National Security & Minister for Home Affairs at the Istana.

Centre of Specialisation Certification

TOUCH Senior Activity Centre was appointed by the National Council of Social Service as a Centre of Specialisation with the aim of transferring its knowledge and expertise to other voluntary welfare organisations in the eldercare sector. This partnership seeks to further enhance service delivery standards and competencies, which will ensure greater effectiveness and utilisation of resources. 

Singapore Prestige Brand Award

TOUCH Community Services is a winner of the Singapore Prestige Brand Award (SPBA) 2011 - Special Merit (not-for-profit organisations), in recognition of its effective brand management and branding initiatives. Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Manpower, was the Guest-of-Honour at the prestigious award ceremony.
2007

Outstanding Non-profit Organisation Award

TOUCH was the winner in this category of the National Volunteerism & Philanthropy Awards, which recognises best practices in the management of volunteers and donors (including fundraising practices) in non-profit organisations. 
2006

Work-Life Achiever Award

TOUCH was a winner in this category, organised by the Tripartite Committee on Work-Life Strategy which includes the Ministry of Manpower and the Ministry of Community Development, Youth & Sports. 
2005

PBM

Mr Eugene Seow, Executive Director of TOUCH Community Services, was conferred the public service medal in recognition of the role of TOUCH in the tsunami relief efforts.
2002

National Volunteerism Awards

One of two Merit winners of “Best Volunteer Management Award” by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre.
1998

PBM

Mr Lawrence Khong, Founding Chairman of TOUCH Community Services, was conferred the public service medal in recognition of his contributions to the community.

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