Welcome to the Alpine County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.
Nursing home abuse and neglect as well as elder abuse have reached epidemic proportions throughout the country. At the Alpine County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we are strong advocates for senior rights and we fight to ensure that seniors are protected from physical harm, medical neglect, verbal abuse, financial abuse, and more. Alpine County seniors deserve quality care and our Alpine County nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect attorneys are committed to ensuring that Alpine County seniors get quality care. Throughout California and Alpine County, our nursing home abuse attorneys and elder neglect lawyers are widely recognized as leading advocates for nursing home reform and senior rights. As former insurance defense attorneys, both Mr. Young and Mr. Wallin possess the legal knowledge and expertise to ensure that negligent facilities are held accountable for their actions. If you suspect that your loved is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, please contact the Alpine County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin today for a free initial consultation.
Help For Alpine County Nursing Home Abuse Victims
If you or your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse, there are viable options available to you. The following are various resource links on where you can file complaints and gather information on elder abuse and elder care.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Alpine County Ombudsman Office
The Alpine County Ombudsman office offers services that pertain to such issues as quality of care, residents’ rights, and finances. The primary responsibility of the Alpine County Ombudsman is to conduct investigations into complaints of abuse and neglect.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
The Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office reviews Alpine County nursing home inspection reports for violations. When nursing home abuse and neglect complaints are filed, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office generally will conduct investigations within ten days.
The California Association of Area Agencies on Aging
The association offers a variety of services to California seniors and it oversees Med-Cal which investigates and resolves complaints made by or on behalf of residents of long-term care facilities throughout California.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site offers Alpine County seniors a variety of information on nursing home abuse, including statistical reports.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers instruction to Alpine County seniors and other interested parties on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints. In addition, CANHR provides information on nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect.
Alpine Sheriff’s Office
The Alpine County Sheriff’s office offers protective services to Alpine County residents and conducts investigations into severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).
Senior Advocacy Groups
California Department of Aging (CDA)
This site provides information on nursing home abuse and neglect. To seniors and their families, the CDA offers services that include counseling victims of abuse and neglect.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers information on Alpine County nursing homes that includes citation, complaint, and financial data.
The Administration on Aging
The Alpine County Administration on Aging offers a variety of services to Alpine County seniors and it provides information on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, and more.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is a California advocacy group dedicated to stopping financial elder abuse. It offers support services to financially-abused senior victims and their families. This site provides information on senior financial abuse, fraud, and scams.
National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
This site provides data on nursing home abuse and offers a variety of resource links regarding elder abuse and elder care.
Coalition to Protect America’s Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE is a national coalition group that works closely with the country’s most prominent senior advocacy groups who are against elder abuse.
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides a vast amount of information for Alpine County seniors and other interested parties in regards to California long-term care facilities. Here you can view comparative information on Alpine County long-term care facilities, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Alpine County long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
This site provides comparative information on long-term care facilities located in Alpine County, including quality measures, inspections, and staffing.
Aging Services of California
This site provides a wealth of information for Alpine County residents pertaining to long-term care and offers links and information on California long-term care facilities.
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
The CCAL offers data on assisted living and assisted living facilities.
Information on Elder Abuse and Neglect
Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly (CANE)
CANE is the nation’s largest computerized collection of elder abuse resources and materials.
This help guide provides information pertaining to nursing home abuse and neglect and provides an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.
Senior Citizen Bureau (SCB)
The SCB is a national coalition for elder care reform. This site offers an informational database for Alpine County seniors and other interested parties. The database offers information on Alpine County nursing home complaint histories and other background information on long-term care facilities.
The Wikipedia site offers factual and statistical data, as well as other information pertaining to elder abuse.
Should you find that you need legal assistance, please contact the Alpine County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys of Young & Wallin! Alpine County Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Young & Wallin seek to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Alpine County including, Markleeville. As a leading California Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm, Young & Wallin also handles cases out of state on a case-by-case basis.