Welcome to the Los Angeles Nursing Home Abuse Information site of Young & Wallin. Los Angeles nursing home abuse and elder abuse is a serious concern and one that we do not take lightly at the Los Angeles Nursing Home Abuse Law Offices of Young & Wallin. Each and every day, there are hundreds of Los Angeles seniors suffering abuse and neglect at the hands of their caretakers. As experts in Los Angeles nursing home abuse and elder abuse law, the Law Firm of Young & Wallin is committed to insuring that senior citizens receive only quality care in long-term care facilities. When seniors are abused or neglected, we take swift and appropriate legal action against the negligent facilities.
If you believe that your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, you need to take action. First and foremost, if your loved one is in immediate danger, then you want to remove him or her from the negligent facility as quickly as possible. All too often victims of nursing home abuse and neglect fail to report the abuse and/or neglect, and end up suffering tremendously, sometimes to the point of death. Don’t let this happen to you or your loved one. At the Los Angeles Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Offices of Young & Wallin, we offer free initial consultations. Please contact us to schedule yours today!
Elder Abuse and Neglect Helpful Links
Following are a variety of helpful links for seniors and their families. These links are intended to help provide you with information regarding reporting nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect. In addition, we have provided direct links to the resources where complaints of nursing home abuse and neglect can be filed.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Los Angeles Ombudsman Office
The Los Angeles Ombudsman will conduct an investigation and gather appropriate documentation regarding your complaint.
Los Angeles Police Department
If you or your loved one is in immediate danger or has suffered severe nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, lacerations, burns, etc.), then you want to contact the police as soon as possible.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA can provide information, advice, and counseling for seniors and their families.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
The Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office conducts investigations regarding nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect complaints generally within ten days. In severe cases, investigations may be conducted in as little as 24 hours.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR can help you in filing a nursing home abuse or neglect complaint in Los Angeles. CANHR provides information regarding elder abuse, fact sheets, and more. CANHR also helps Los Angeles seniors and their families locate quality nursing home facilities.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
NCEA provides statistics and background about elder abuse and serves as a national resource center for seniors who are abused and/or neglected.
Senior Advocacy Groups
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is a California advocacy group dedicated to stopping financial elder abuse. They provide information on financial abuse, fraud, and scams and support services to victims and their families.
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
The CCAL provides an array of information regarding assisted living and facilities.
National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
The NCCNHR is a coalition of nursing home residents, ombudsmen and other citizens’ groups who advocate for quality long-term care nationwide.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR helps seniors and their families locate quality nursing homes in California. They provide information on various California nursing homes, including citation, complaint, and financial information.
Information on Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect
Wikipedia offers information on elder abuse and provides statistics.
Should you find that you need legal assistance, please contact the Los Angeles Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys at Young & Wallin! Los Angeles Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Young & Wallin seek to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Los Angeles County including, Agoura Hills, Alhambra, Arcadia, Artesia, Avalon, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell, Bellflower, Bell Gardens, Beverly Hills, Bradbury, Burbank, Calabasas, Carson, Cerritos, Claremont, Commerce, Compton, Covina, Cudahy, Culver City, Diamond Bar, Downey, Duarte, El Monte, El Segundo, Gardena, Glendale, Glendora, Hawaiian Gardens, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Hidden Hills, Huntington Park, Industry, Inglewood, Irwindale, La Canada Flintridge, La Habra Heights, Lakewood, La Mirada, Lancaster, La Puente, La Verne, Lawndale, Lomita, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Lynwood, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Maywood, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, Norwalk, Palmdale, Palos Verdes Estates, Paramount, Pasadena, Pico Rivera, Pomona, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Rosemead, San Dimas, San Fernando, San Gabriel, San Marino, Santa Clarita, Santa Fe Springs, Santa Monica, Sierra Madre, Signal Hill, South El Monte, South Gate, South Pasadena, Temple City, Torrance, Vernon, Walnut, West Covina, West Hollywood, Westlake Village, and Whittier.