Welcome to the Mendocino County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.
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Help For Mendocino County Nursing Home Abuse Victims
If you or someone you love is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect in Mendocino County, help is available. Below, we have provided you with links to various agencies that can help you file a nursing home abuse or neglect complaint and provide you with the information you need to ensure that your rights are protected.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Mendocino County Ombudsman Office
The Mendocino County long-term care Ombudsman monitors the quality of care received by long-term care residents of Mendocino County. The Ombudsman also conducts investigations into complaints pertaining to 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 Mendocino County, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate Office typically generally conducts an investigation within ten days. In emergency situations, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
The Mendocino County APS office conducts investigations into reports of abuse of seniors and vulnerable adults in Mendocino County. In addition, APS provides such services as emergency shelter and counseling for victims of abuse.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site provides information pertaining to nursing home abuse and neglect and offers instruction to Mendocino County seniors and others on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site is a helpful resource for elder abuse victims and their families.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA site offers information to Mendocino County seniors. CDA provides counseling, in-home services, case management, and more.
Mendocino Sheriff’s Office
The Mendocino County Sheriff’s office offers protective services to the residents of Mendocino County and conducts investigations into severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).
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 helpful resource links for seniors.
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides information for Mendocino County seniors with regard to California nursing facilities. On this site, you can view comparative information on Mendocino County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides information on Mendocino County nursing homes, including complaint, citation, deficiency, and financial data.
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 and more.
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 Mendocino 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 Mendocino 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 provides a number of 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 Mendocino County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database regarding Mendocino 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 Mendocino County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys of Young & Wallin! Mendocino County Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Young & Wallin seek to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Mendocino County including, Fort Bragg, Point Arena, Ukiah, and Willits.