Behind the Scenes With Our Maintenance Director, Barry Thomas

Behind the Scenes With Our Maintenance Director, Barry Thomas

Headshot of maintenance director Barry Thomas.

December 22, 2023

At the heart of Heather Glen Senior Living’s commitment to providing a comfortable and safe environment for its residents is Barry Thomas, our dedicated Maintenance Director who has been an integral part of the team for the past two and a half years. With 25 years of experience in the maintenance field, Barry brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for ensuring the well-being of all of our Heather Glen Senior Living residents. 

Journey to Heather Glen Senior Living

Barry’s journey in maintenance and facility management spans over two and a half decades, covering a diverse range of settings from multifamily properties to facilities similar to Heather Glen Senior Living, and his extensive background reflects a deep-seated commitment to the craft—honing his skills and expertise to meet the unique challenges of each environment he works in. 

From engaging in heartfelt conversations to promptly addressing any concerns they may have, Barry’s approach to his work is always characterized by empathy and a true understanding of the needs of all of our residents. It was this passion that led him to Heather Glen Senior Living, where he saw an opportunity to contribute to the well-being of our residents in a truly meaningful way. 

It takes a team

As the Maintenance Director, Barry faces a myriad of responsibilities on a day-to-day basis. From maintaining the facility in compliance with state regulations and codes to troubleshooting various issues, his role is crucial in ensuring the smooth functioning of Heather Glen Senior Living, and his ability to navigate any challenges that may arise and provide effective solutions is a testament to his dedication to our residents and the entire community. 

For Barry, he emphasizes the importance of communication in contributing to Heather Glen’s commitment to providing a comfortable and safe environment, saying that regular communication with residents, staff and other directors is key to addressing concerns promptly and maintaining a secure living space for all. His coordination with other departments and staff members underscores the team atmosphere, where everyone works together to ensure seamless operations and a positive living experience for residents.   

Creating a sense of home in a vibrant community

For Barry the most rewarding aspect of his work at Heather Glen Senior Living is the trust that the residents and their families have bestowed upon him, and this trust is a testament to his commitment to excellence and his unwavering dedication to ensuring that everything is functional and operational within the community. 

At Heather Glen Senior Living, we’re incredibly proud to have Barry as part of our team, and his commitment, passion and teamwork contribute significantly to the unique and caring environment that defines Heather Glen Senior Living. As the Maintenance Director, Barry stands as a pillar of support, ensuring the well-being and satisfaction of every resident under his care. If you’d like to learn more about our incredible team and the work we do at Heather Glen Senior Living, give us a call at (610) 841-4478 or fill out our online form today.

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