Welcome to the El Dorado Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.
If you believe that you or your loved has suffered nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect or has even died because of elder abuse, the lawyers at the El Dorado County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin can help. We can provide you with the legal representation you deserve to ensure that the guilty will be held accountable for their actions.
At the El Dorado County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, our lawyers are dedicated to providing unparalleled legal representation to the victims and families of nursing home abuse and neglect. Known throughout California and El Dorado County for compassionately, aggressively, and successfully litigating nursing home abuse and neglect cases, Young & Wallin have the resources and legal skills needed to ensure that negligent facilities are held accountable for their actions.
Nursing home abuse and nursing home negligence take many forms, including physical, emotional and financial. Nevertheless, any type of abuse or neglect of seniors is wrong. At the El Dorado County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we file civil actions against negligent long-term care facilities so that victims of nursing home abuse and neglect and their families can recover damages for medical pain and suffering, mental anguish and even the loss of a loved one. If you believe that you or your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, please contact the El Dorado County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect lawyers at Young & Wallin today for a free case evaluation.
Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse Resource Links
Following are some helpful Resource links for El Dorado 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
El Dorado County Ombudsman Office
The El Dorado County long-term care Ombudsman’s office provides a variety of services to El Dorado 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 El Dorado County long-term care facilities.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
The Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate Office investigates El Dorado County long-term care facility complaints. Typically, investigations are completed within ten days. In emergency cases, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers information with regard to nursing home abuse and provides instruction to victims of nursing home abuse in El Dorado County and elsewhere on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site provides information and links regarding elder abuse.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA provides El Dorado County seniors with services that include counseling, in-home services, and case management.
El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office
If you or someone you love is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect in El Dorado County, contact the El Dorado County Sheriff’s office today!
Senior Advocacy Groups
The Administration on Aging
This site offers information on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, State Ombudsman programs, and more.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates long-term care facilities in El Dorado County with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
This site provides comparative information on El Dorado County long-term care facilities, including quality measures, inspections, and staffing.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides data on El Dorado County nursing homes, including profiles of services, deficiencies, complaints, citations, and financial information.
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 long-term care residents.
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides a wealth of information for El Dorado County seniors with regard to California long-term care facilities. On this site, you can view comparative information on El Dorado County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels strives to prevent elder financial abuse throughout the state of California. It provides various services to financially abused El Dorado 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 seniors 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 El Dorado 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 for El Dorado County seniors regarding elder abuse and neglect and provides an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.
The Wikipedia site provides El Dorado County seniors and other interested parties with facts, statistical data and other information pertaining to elder abuse.
Young and Wallin, El Dorado County’s Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect attorneys, serve all of El Dorado County, including Placerville and South Lake Tahoe. As a leading California Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm, Young & Wallin also handle cases in state and out of state on a case-by-case basis.