Welcome to the Solano County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.
Incidents of nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect have continued to grow throughout Solano County. At the Solano County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, our attorneys are dedicated to providing elder abuse information and unparalleled legal representation to the victims and families of nursing home abuse and neglect. Known throughout California for aggressively and successfully litigating nursing home abuse and neglect claims, Young & Wallin have the resources and skills needed to ensure that negligent facilities are held accountable for their actions.
Nursing home abuse and neglect takes many forms, including physical, emotional and financial, but the fact is that any type of abuse or neglect of seniors is wrong. At the Solano County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we file civil actions against negligent long-term care facilities in order to recover damages for medical pain and suffering, mental anguish and wrongful death. If you suspect that your loved is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, please contact the Solano County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorneys at Young & Wallin today for a free case evaluation.
Help For Solano County Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect Victims
If you have observed what you believe to be signs of abuse or neglect of a nursing home resident in Solano County, or you have been abused yourself, there is help available. You should start by contacting your local Ombudsman to file a complaint. Below, we have provided you with various links where complaints of abuse and neglect can be filed and that offer information on nursing home abuse and elder care.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Solano County Ombudsman Office
The Solano County long-term care Ombudsman advocates for long-term care residents. He or she 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 Solano 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 Solano County APS office conducts investigations into reports of abuse of seniors and vulnerable adults in Solano. In addition, they provide 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 Solano County nursing home abuse victims on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA site offers an array of information to Solano County seniors. CDA provides counseling, in-home services, case management, and more to Solano County seniors.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site is a helpful resource for elder abuse victims and their families.
Solano County Sheriff’s Office
The Solano County Sheriff’s office offers protective services to the residents of Solano 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 resource links for seniors.
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides a variety of information for Solano County seniors regarding California nursing facilities. On this site you can view comparative information on Solano County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
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.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides information on Solano 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.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Solano County long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
This site provides comparative information on long-term care facilities in Solano 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 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 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 Solano County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database regarding Solano 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 Solano County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys at Young & Wallin! Solano County Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Young & Wallin seek to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Solano County, including Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville, and Vallejo.