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What is the 12-week property disregard?

Funding residential care is a topic we are frequently asked about. There are many different aspects to consider, one of which is the value of property. In this guide, Nicky…

Our guide to understanding dementia

There are many forms of dementia and understanding what to expect after diagnosis can be hard at such a difficult time. We have put together a guide full of useful…

The Hallmark Care Homes Dementia Strategy

Hallmark Care Homes have created a Dementia Strategy which details the actions we will undertake as part of our vision to be recognised as the leading provider of high-quality relationship-centred…

How can I fund care for my loved one?

How best to pay for a stay in a care home is a topic we are frequently asked about. There are a few different choices for self-funders, and this article…

Do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney or Court of Protection?

When a person loses mental capacity, and someone else needs to make decisions for them, should this be done under a Lasting Power of Attorney or through the Court of…

What are the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards?

The Mental Capacity Act of 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) are both ‘hot’ topics within the care sector at the moment. However, not everyone understands the content of…

Moving Into A Care Home: Checklist

Once you find a care home that meets your love one’s needs, it’s time to start thinking about moving in. It can be a stressful time, especially if your loved…

Moving Into A Care Home: Packing List

Moving into a care home can be both an exciting and an emotional time for residents and their families. It’s a time to embrace new beginnings, meet new people and…

What Happens if my Loved One's Care Needs Change?

When looking for a care home for your loved one, it’s important to consider how their care needs may change over time. At Hallmark Care Homes, we look to ensure…

What Should You Look For When Choosing A Care Home?

When choosing a care home, there are a number of things you need to consider. To help you find the right care home to meet your loved one’s needs, we’ve…

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