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    HALLMARK Care Homes

    Hi

    Wondering if any of you have had any dealings with a company called Hallmark Care Homes.

    Mum has been recommended one of their homes near King's Lynn - looks very nice, it's part of a large chain (never knew such things existed)...it's for respite care initially but if Dad does deteriorate to the extent that he needs constant care then...

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    I don't know anything about the company but I thought you might like to see this

    http://business.timesonline.co.uk/ar...054448,00.html

    I assume it's the same group, and I do think that if employees are treated decently, there's more change that residents will be.

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    Hi plastic scouser,

    Have you checked out the inspection report at the Commision for Social Care Inspection's web site http://www.csci.org.uk?

    From what you've said, the home in question might be this one?

    http://www.csci.org.uk/registeredser...65153&Type=CRH

    Take care,

    Sandy

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    Quote Originally Posted by plastic scouser
    Hi

    it's part of a large chain (never knew such things existed..
    I don't think chains are that uncommon actually. Homes are big business like eveything else these days. BUPA actually operate quite a few homes.

    The home my mum is in belongs to a chain, of sorts, that also operate schemes for other client groups eg younger adults with learning difficulties. I believe it is a registered charity.
    Brenda

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    Nada, for future reference, is it acceptable to say "If anyone knows anything about XYZ Home, could they PM me"?

    Jennifer
    (Who's going to try to post this for the THIRD time)

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