Welcome to the Shasta County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.
Throughout each year, Shasta County seniors are abused and neglected in nursing homes, long-term care facilities, and even in their own homes. Shasta County long-term care facilities are often understaffed, resulting in Shasta County seniors being abused and neglected. At the Shasta County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, our lawyers have been leaders in prosecuting nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect, and elder abuse cases throughout California and ensuring that California seniors are protected from abuse and neglect.
For years, the Shasta County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorneys of Young & Wallin have been providing expert legal services to elder abuse victims and their families. Our Shasta County elder abuse lawyers have handled cases involving ulcers, bed sores, bone fractures, malnutrition, dehydration, multiple falls, and more. As a former nursing home defense lawyer, Michael Younghas the skills and expertise you need to ensure that negligent facilities are held accountable for their actions. Thomas Wallin is a former insurance defense lawyer who also possesses a vast amount of legal knowledge and exceptional legal skills. Together, Young & Wallin effectively and compassionately represent Shasta County elder abuse victims. If you or your loved one has been harmed in a long-term care facility, contact the Shasta County elder abuse and neglect experts at Young & Wallin today for a free case evaluation!
Don’t Let Negligent Facilities Go Unreported!
Tragically, many victims of elder abuse are afraid to file complaints. In fact, it has been estimated that more than 50% of nursing home abuse and neglect incidents go unreported. Many of the victims of nursing home abuse and neglect die. In order to stop this overwhelming trend of elder abuse, it is critical that victims and their families report abuse and neglect as soon as possible so that it can be stopped! Below, we have provided various links that can help Shasta County seniors and their families with filing complaints. In addition, you will find various informational resource links pertaining to elder abuse and elder care.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Shasta County Ombudsman Office
The Shasta County long-term care Ombudsman monitors the quality of care received by residents in long-term care facilities. The Shasta County Ombudsman also conducts investigations into complaints regarding 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 Shasta County, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate Office typically will conduct an investigation within ten days. In emergency situations, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
The APS office in Shasta County conducts investigations into reports of abuse of seniors and vulnerable adults in Shasta County. In addition, APS provides such services as emergency shelter and counseling for victims of abuse.
Shasta County Sheriff’s Office
The Shasta County Sheriff’s office offers protective services to the residents of Shasta County and conducts investigations into severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site is a helpful resource for elder abuse victims and their families.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site provides information pertaining to nursing home abuse and neglect and offers instruction to Shasta County nursing home abuse victims on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA site offers information to Shasta County seniors. CDA provides counseling, in-home services, case management, and more, to Shasta County seniors.
Senior Advocacy Groups
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides information for Shasta County seniors regarding California nursing facilities. On this site, you can view comparative information on Shasta County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
The Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging site provides information pertaining to the federal legislation, Older Americans Act, and State Ombudsman programs. In addition, this site offers a variety of other helpful senior resource links.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is a California advocacy group that works toward preventing financial abuse of California seniors. This site provides information pertaining to senior financial abuse.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Shasta 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 Shasta County, including quality measures, inspections, and staffing.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform(CANHR)
The CANHR site provides information regarding Shasta County nursing homes, including complaint, citation, deficiency, and financial data.
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.
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 offers 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 for Shasta county residents 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 Shasta County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database pertaining to Shasta County long-term care facilities, including fraud alerts and nursing home facility complaint histories.
The Wikipedia site provides facts, statistical data and other information pertaining to elder abuse and neglect.
Young and Wallin, Shasta County’s Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect attorneys, serve all of Shasta County, including Anderson, Redding, and Shasta Lake. 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.