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If you believe that you or your loved has suffered nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect, or has passed away as a result of elder abuse, the lawyers at the Butte County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin can help. We can provide you with the legal expertise you need to ensure that you receive the justice you deserve. The founding partner of Young & Wallin, Michael Young, is a former nursing home defense lawyer and he possesses the knowledge, tenacity, and legal skills to ensure that the guilty are held accountable for their actions. By taking swift and efficient legal action against negligent long-term care facilities, our attorneys can help you receive the compensation you are entitled to. We offer free initial consultations. Please contact us today for yours!
Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse Links
Following are some helpful links for Butte County seniors and their families regarding nursing home abuse and neglect. These links are intended to help victims and their families with the information they need to report nursing home abuse and neglect.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Butte County Ombudsman Office
The Butte County long-term care Ombudsman monitors the quality of care received by residents in long-term care facilities. The Butte County Ombudsman also conducts investigations into complaints regarding a wide array of issues, including abuse, neglect and issues pertaining to residents’ rights and the quality of care.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When a nursing home abuse complaint is filed in Butte County, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate Office typically will conduct an investigation within ten days. In emergency situations, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
The Butte County APS office conducts investigations into reports of abuse of seniors and vulnerable adults in Butte County. In addition, APS provides such services as emergency shelter and counseling for victims of abuse.
Butte County Sheriff’s Office
The Butte County Sheriff’s office offers protective services to the residents of Butte County 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)
This site provides information pertaining to nursing home abuse and neglect and offers instruction to Butte County nursing home abuse victims on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA site offers information to Butte County seniors. CDA provides counseling, in-home services, case management, and more, to Butte County seniors.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site is a helpful resource for elder abuse victims and their families.
Senior Advocacy Groups
The Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging site provides information pertaining to the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, and State Ombudsman programs. In addition, it provides a variety of other resource links for seniors.
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides information for Butte County seniors regarding California nursing facilities. On this site, you can view comparative information regarding Butte County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is a California advocacy group that works toward preventing financial abuse of California seniors. This site provides information regarding senior financial abuse.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides information on Butte County nursing homes, including complaint, citation, deficiency, and financial data.
Coalition to Protect America’s Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE works closely with our nation’s most prominent senior organizations to provide public awareness regarding nursing home abuse.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Butte 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 Butte County, including quality measures, inspections, and staffing.
National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
The NCCNHR runs the National Ombudsman Resource Center and works closely with California long-term care ombudsman offices to insure the safety of seniors. This site provides information regarding nursing home abuse and offers helpful resource links.
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
This site provides information pertaining to assisted living and assisted living facilities.
Information on Elder Abuse and Neglect
The helpguide site offers information pertaining to elder abuse and elder neglect and provides an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.
Senior Citizen Bureau (SCB)
This site provides Solano County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database regarding Butte County nursing homes, including fraud alerts and nursing home facility complaint histories.
The Wikipedia site provides facts, statistical data and other information pertaining to elder abuse.
Should you find that you need legal assistance, please contact the Butte County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys at Young & Wallin! Butte County Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Young & Wallin seek to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Butte County, including Biggs, Chico, Gridley, Oroville, and Paradise.