San Diego County Nursing Home Abuse Information
Welcome to the San Diego Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin. Nursing home abuse and neglect are insidious problems that affect almost one million seniors each year. Physical abuse by caregivers is the most common form of elder abuse today. The San Diego nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect attorneys of Young & Wallin are dedicated to helping senior citizens achieve the dignity and respect they deserve.
As former insurance defense attorneys, Young & Wallin possess unparalleled knowledge of nursing home abuse and elder abuse law. If a nursing home has failed to provide you or your loved with appropriate care and you or your loved has suffered abuse and/or neglect, you may be entitled to compensation. For more information on how the San Diego Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin can help, contact us today!
Help For San Diego Nursing Home Abuse Victims
Unfortunately, many San Diego nursing home abuse victims fail to report abuse out of fear that making a complaint will result in repercussions. We are here to tell you that there is help and that you do not have to be afraid. The following are some resources that can help you with reporting nursing home abuse and neglect. In addition, we have provided informational resources with regard to elder abuse and elder care.
Reporting Elder Abuse
San Diego Ombudsman Office
The San Diego Ombudsman office investigates nursing home abuse complaints and provides other services for San Diego nursing home residents.
Statewide Listing of Ombudsman Offices
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When a nursing home resident has been abused or neglected and a complaint has been filed, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office conducts an investigation.
Adult Protective Services
San Diego's Adult Protective Services provides various services to San Diego seniors who have been subjected to or who at risk of abuse, exploitation, or neglect.
San Diego County Sheriff
The San Diego Sheriff's office protects San Diego residents and conducts investigations into severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR provides help to San Diego nursing home abuse and neglect victims with the filing of a nursing home abuse or neglect complaint. In addition, CANHR is a portal for information on elder abuse.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA offers advice, information, and counseling services for seniors and their families.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
NCEA provides statistical data and other information regarding elder abuse and it acts as a national resource center for abused and/or neglected seniors.
San Diego County District Attorney's Office
The County of San Diego
Senior Advocacy Groups
National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
NCCNHR is a nationwide advocacy group for quality long-term care. This site provides a variety of information on elder abuse and elder care.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels provides information with regard to elder financial abuse, fraud, and scams and offers support services to victims and their families.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR provides information regarding San Diego nursing homes, including citation, financial, and complaint data. In addition, CANHR provides a variety of services for San Diego seniors.
The Administration on Aging
This site provides you with information on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, and more. In addition, the Administration on Aging offers a wide range of services to San Diego seniors.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. In addition, CMMC regulates nursing homes and other health care providers.
Coalition to Protect America's Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE is a nonprofit national advocacy group that works closely with the nation's most prominent senior advocacy groups and organizations.
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living
The CCAL offers information on assisted living and assisted living facilities.
Information on Elder Abuse and Neglect
This site provides a vast amount of information on elder abuse and offers an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.
National Coalition for Elder Care Reform (SCB)
SCB is a national, nonprofit organization that provides an informational database where San Diego seniors and other interested parties can listen to fraud alerts, nursing home complaint histories and background information, and more.
Wikipedia provides facts, statistics and other information pertaining to elder abuse.
By offering free initial consultations, the San Diego Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin seeks to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout San Diego County, including Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Imperial Beach, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, National City, Oceanside, Poway, San Diego, San Marcos, Santee, Solana Beach, and Vista.
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