2019 Maintenance Champion


Bogdan Opar - Cherry Blossom Manor

Bogdan Opar, Maintenance Manager at local care home Cherry Blossom Manor Care Home in Basingstoke was recently crowned as the national winner of the Maintenance Champion of the Year category at the 2019 Barchester Care Awards on 3rd of October.

Mark Bennett said of Bogdan when announcing the winner that “Bogdan clearly enjoys his job and this is reflected in his enthusiasm and work ethic. Nothing is too much trouble for Bogdan and he can be relied upon to complete whatever task is asked of him, professionally and quickly. The well-being of the residents is his prime motivation and the number of nominations he has received from residents and their families is testament to his hard work and the high esteem he is held in.”

Bogdan said of his win that, “I am very proud, and very honoured to be receiving this award. We work hard here at our home with a focus on the people we care for, and not for accolades, but it really is very special to be recognised in this way.”

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