Care home worker scoops award for all of his hard work

Andrew Knight, managing director for RCS, with Kelvin Luscombe, maintenance manager at Heather View SUS-151012-110904001

Andrew Knight, managing director for RCS, with Kelvin Luscombe, maintenance manager at Heather View SUS-151012-110904001

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A care home worker has scooped a prize at Care UK’s annual awards scheme.

Kelvin Luscombe, from Eastbourne, has won Maintenance Man of the Year award for all his hard work at Heather View care home on Beacon Road in Crowborough.

He had been shortlisted for the third year in a row but this time beat off stiff competition from other employees at more than 100 care homes across the UK and was presented with the award at this year’s Residential Care Services (RCS) Stars ceremony.

The awards recognise and reward individual and team excellence across Care UK’s Residential Care Services (RCS) division.

The panel of judges, praised the impact Kelvin has had on Heather View since it first opened and acknowledged his enthusiasm to ‘go the extra mile’ for residents at the care home.

Heather View is a state-of-the-art care home which is designed to enable its residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives

Trish Banks, manager at Heather View, said: “Our congratulations go to Kelvin for a very well-deserved award win. Kelvin is a joy to work with and always aims to enhance the lives of the residents at Heather View. No job is too big or too small.”