Welcome to the Amador County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.
Nursing home abuse includes the physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, financial exploitation, and neglect in providing the necessities of living to residents. While the damage resulting from physical abuse may be obvious in many cases, frequently nursing home abuse is psychological or emotional and goes undetected and unreported. At the Amador County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firmof Young & Wallin, we advocate for the rights of nursing home residents to be free from abuse and neglect. Our highly trained Amador County Elder Abuse Attorneys possess the knowledge and skills needed to ensure that negligent facilities are held accountable for their actions.
Amador County seniors deserve quality long-term care and our Amador County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Lawyers are committed to ensuring that they receive quality care. When seniors and vulnerable adults of Amador County are violated, our skilled nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers will do everything they can to ensure that victims receive the justice they deserve and the highest compensation permissible under the law. If you or your loved one is a victim of elder abuse or neglect, contact us today for a free case evaluation!
Help For Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect Victims
When you or your loved one is neglected or abused in a long-term care facility, you have recourse. All of us at the Amador County Elder Abuse Law Firm of Young & Wallin want to ensure that you get the protection, justice, and compensation deserved. Below, we have provided you with links to a variety of elder abuse and elder care resources.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Amador County Ombudsman Office
The Amador County long-term care Ombudsman’s office provides a variety of services to Amador County long-term care residents. The Ombudsman’s primary responsibility is to conduct investigations into complaints of nursing home and elder abuse.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
APS conducts investigations into reports of abuse and neglect that occur in Amador County long-term care facilities.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
The Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate Office investigates Amador County long-term care facility complaints. Typically, investigations are completed within ten days. In emergency cases, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site provides information and links regarding elder abuse.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers information regarding nursing home abuse and provides instruction to victims of nursing home abuse in Amador County and elsewhere on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA provides Amador County seniors with services that include counseling, in-home services, and case management.
Amador County Sheriff’s Office
If you or someone you love is a victim of elder abuse in Amador County, contact the Amador County Sheriff’s office today!
Senior Advocacy Groups
The Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging site provides information on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, State Ombudsman programs, and more.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides data on Amador County nursing homes, including profiles of services, deficiencies, complaints, citations, and financial information.
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides a wealth of information for Amador County seniors with regard to California long-term care facilities. On this site, you can view comparative information on Amador County nursing homes, 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 Amador County long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
This site provides comparative information on Amador County long-term care facilities, including quality measures, inspections, and staffing.
Coalition to Protect America’s Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE is a national advocacy group that works closely with many of our nation’s prominent senior organizations. The group advocates for the rights of all residents of long-term care facilities.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels strives to prevent elder financial abuse throughout the state of California. It provides various services to financially abused Amador County seniors and their families, including counseling services.
National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
The NCCNHR operates the National Ombudsman Resource Center and works closely with long-term care ombudsman offices in an effort to ensure that Amador County seniors and others receive quality care. Its site provides information on nursing home abuse and offers a variety of helpful resource links.
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
This site provides information regarding assisted living and assisted living facilities.
Information on Elder Abuse and Neglect
Senior Citizen Bureau (SCB)
The SCB site provides Amador County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database regarding nursing home abuse, fraud alerts, and nursing home facility complaint histories.
This site offers information regarding elder abuse and neglect and provides an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.
The Wikipedia site provides facts, statistical data and other information on elder abuse.
By offering free initial consultations, the Amador County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin seeks to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Amador County, including Amador, Ione, Jackson, Plymouth, and Sutter Creek.