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Contra Costa County Nursing Home Abuse Information

Welcome to the Contra Costa Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.

Regardless of the legal requirements for nursing homes to provide quality care for residents, the number of nursing home residents that are being abused and/or neglected is astronomical. At the Contra Costa Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we take elder abuse seriously. Our skilled Contra Costa elder abuse attorneys have extensive experience in nursing home abuse and neglect cases, and have handled cases involving bed soresmultiple falls, bone fractures, ulcers, malnutrition, dehydration, and a whole lot more. As a leading Contra Costa Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm, Young & Wallin offer unparalleled legal representation. If you or your loved is being abused and/or neglected and need help, please contact us today for a free initial consultation.

Get the Help You Deserve!

If you are being abused or you suspect that your loved is, then you need help. You need to start by filing a complaint. The following are various links that can help you with reporting nursing home abuse and neglect. In addition, we have listed senior advocacy groups and other links that offer information on elder abuse and elder care.

Reporting Elder Abuse

Contra Costa Ombudsman Office
The Contra Costa Ombudsman’s office conducts investigations into complaints of elder abuse.

Statewide Listing of Ombudsman Offices

Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
Generally, within ten days of receiving a nursing home abuse and/or neglect complaint in Contra Costa County, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office will conduct an investigation. In emergency situations, investigations may be conducted in as little as 24 hours.

Adult Protective Services
Contra Costa’s Adult Protective Services insure the safety of seniors and vulnerable adults at risk and help to develop appropriate care plans for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR offers information to victims of nursing home abuse with regard to filing complaints, fact sheets, and more. In addition, CANHR helps Contra Costa County seniors and their families locate quality nursing home facilities.

California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA offers a variety of services for seniors and their families including counseling services for Contra Costa County victims of abuse and neglect.

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
NCEA serves as a national resource center for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect, and offers statistical information on elder abuse.

Contra Costa County Sheriff
If you or your loved is in danger or has suffered severe nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, lacerations, burns, etc.), then you should contact the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s department for help.

Contra Costa County District Attorney

Contra Costa County

Senior Advocacy Groups

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR offers important information on Contra Costa nursing homes, including compliant, citation, and financial data.

National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
A coalition of nursing home residents, ombudsmen and other citizens’ groups, NCCNHR offers data on nursing home abuse and nursing home care.

The Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging offers information on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, and more.

Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angeles offers information to senior victims who have been financially abused. In addition, Elder Angels offers support services to victims and their families.

The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
The CCAL provides information to seniors with regards to assisted living and assisted living communities.

Information on Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect

Helpguide
This guide provides a lot of information with regard to nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect. In addition, this site offers an overview of elder abuse and the signs, symptoms and causes.

Wikipedia
Wikipedia offers an array of information on elder abuse and elder care, including statistical information.

Contra Costa Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Lawyers Young & Wallin handle cases throughout the state of California and Contra Costa County including, AntiochBrentwoodClaytonConcordDanvilleEl CerritoHerculesLafayetteMartinezMoragaOakleyOrindaPinolePittsburgPleasant HillRichmondSan PabloSan Ramon, and Walnut Creek.

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