Welcome to the Modoc County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin. Many experts believe that due to the aging of our population, nursing home abuse and neglect is sure to continue and, in fact, increase. Fortunately, there are abuse laws in place to protect seniors and other vulnerable adults. Nursing home abuse and neglect victims may also be entitled to financial compensation for pain and suffering.
The Modoc County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin has been a long-time advocate for the rights of nursing home abuse and elder abuse victims. We leave no stone unturned when it comes to ensuring that negligent long-term care facilities, caretakers, physicians, and others are held accountable for their actions. We search through state records concerning statistical and citation information on specific long-term care facilities. We know what is required of these facilities and will uncover any information that may have had an affect on the care of residents. With a wealth of legal resources, extensive knowledge of elder abuse law, and compassionate and aggressive legal representation, the attorneys at the Modoc County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin can help you get the justice you deserve. We offer free initial consultations. Please contact us today for yours!
Help For Modoc County Seniors
If you or someone you love is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect or elder abuse in Modoc County, help is available. We offer you below a number of resource links where you can file a nursing home abuse or neglect or elder abuse complaint. These resource links provide you with helpful information regarding nursing home abuse and neglect and elder abuse and elder care.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Modoc County Ombudsman Office
The Modoc County Ombudsman advocates for the rights of residents in long-term care facilities. His or her primary responsibility is to investigate complaints of abuse and neglect.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
The Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office reviews Modoc County nursing home inspection reports for violations. When nursing home abuse and neglect complaints are filed, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office generally will conduct investigations within ten days.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
The Modoc County Adult Protective Services provides a variety of services to Modoc County senior victims of abuse and those who are at risk of being abused, exploited, or neglected.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers a wealth of information regarding nursing home abuse and provides instruction for Modoc County victims of elder abuse on how to file complaints.
The California Association of Area Agencies on Aging
The association offers a variety of services to California seniors and it oversees Med-Cal which investigates and resolves complaints made by or on behalf of residents of long term care facilities throughout California, including Modoc County.
Modoc County Sheriff’s Office
The Modoc County Sheriff’s office provides protective services to the residents of Modoc 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
This site provides information on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, and State Ombudsman programs, and it offers a variety of other resource links for seniors.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site offers data on nursing homes in California, including Modoc County. Such data include complaint, citation, deficiency, and financial information.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA provides Modoc County seniors with various services that include counseling, in-home services, case management, and more.
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides a vast amount of information for Modoc County seniors and other interested parties in regards to California long-term care facilities. Here you can view comparative information on Modoc County long-term care facilities, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Modoc 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 Modoc County, including quality measures, inspections, and staffing.
Coalition to Protect America’s Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE works closely with our nation’s most prominent senior organizations to provide public awareness of nursing home abuse and keep seniors protected.
Elder Angels, Inc.
The Elder Angels site provides quite a bit of information on elder financial abuse, fraud, and scams. Elder Angels provides support services to victims and their families.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site is a helpful informational resource for elder abuse victims and their families.
National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
The NCCNHR runs the National Ombudsman Resource Center and works closely with long-term care ombudsman offices throughout the nation, including the Modoc County Ombudsman office, in order to insure the safety of seniors. This site provides information and helpful resource links.
Aging Services of California
This site offers a wealth of information regarding long-term care and provides links and information on California long-term care facilities.
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 provides information for Modoc County seniors and other interested parties pertaining to elder abuse and elder neglect and offers an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.
Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly (CANE)
CANE is the nation’s largest computerized collection of elder abuse resources and materials.
Senior Citizen Bureau (SCB)
This site provides Modoc County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database on nursing homes located in California, including Modoc County. This database provides information includes fraud alerts and nursing home facility complaint histories.
The Wikipedia site provides Modoc County seniors and other interested parties with factual and statistical data, as well as other information pertaining to elder abuse.
The Modoc County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin handles elder abuse and nursing home negligence cases throughout California, including Modoc County and the cities of Alturas and Surprise Valley. As a leading California Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm, Young & Wallin also handles cases out of state on a case-by-case basis.