Director & Administrator
R.Jaya, Founder and Administrator of AGECARE, is an accomplished healthcare practitioner with over 25 years of experience in the academic/teaching and clinical practice.
In her 16-year career in academic teaching, under the auspices of the Ministry of Health, Jaya held leadership positions at government and private nursing colleges and institutions of higher learning. During that period she was also appointed the Director of Nursing at a private institution, where she taught and facilitated undergraduate and graduate students in healthcare disciplines.
Jaya also possesses vast clinical experience in geriatric care (elderly care), medical surgery, neonatal intensive care and pediatric care from her various posting in government and private hospitals. Some of the hospitals included Penang Hospital, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Lam Wah Yee Penang Hospital, Gleneagles and Kuala Lumpur Sentosa Hospital.
She holds a Masters in Education Management (University of Malaya, 2011); Bachelor in Nursing Science (University of Malaya, 2002); Diploma in Nursing Science (Nursing College, 1993) and Certificate in Neonatal Nursing (Post Basic School General Hospital Kuala Lumpur, 1993).
She has published papers in medical journals, and conducted oral presentations at healthcare forums and conferences – her latest being at the ASEAN Conference on, ‘Healthy Ageing in Kuching, Sarawak – Elderly Care Training for Caregiver in Malaysia’ in 2017.
Jaya always had the dire need to bring-value to the elderly care community. She then set-up Agecare Sdn Bhd, a fully integrated geriatric healthcare services provider, and was a pointed director of the company on 18 September 2014.