Welcome to the Stanislaus County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin. Elder abuse and neglect are serious problems that affect hundreds of California seniors each year. While physical abuse by caregivers is the most common form of nursing home abuse, neglect and emotional abuse of seniors is also widespread. At the Stanislaus County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we are dedicated to helping Stanislaus County senior citizens achieve the dignity and respect they deserve.
For years, the Stanislaus County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyers of Young & Wallin have been providing expert legal services to elder abuse victims and their families. Our Stanislaus County elder abuse attorneys have handled cases involving bed sores, ulcers, bone fractures, malnutrition, dehydration, multiple falls, and more. If a long-term care facility has failed to provide you or your loved with appropriate care and you or your loved one has suffered abuse and/or neglect, you may be entitled to compensation. For more information on how we can help, contact our Stanislaus County nursing home abuse lawyers today!
Help For Stanislaus County Elder Abuse Victims
If you or someone you love is a victim of elder abuse or neglect in Stanislaus County, help is available. Below, we have provided you with helpful links to various agencies that provide information on nursing home abuse and neglect and offer information on how to file a complaint against a negligent facility.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Stanislaus County Ombudsman Office
The Stanislaus County Ombudsman investigates and resolves complaints made by, or on behalf of, Stanislaus County long-term care residents. In addition, the Ombudsman offers services to long-term care residents of Stanislaus County, including helping with such issues as quality of care, residents’ rights, and finances.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When Stanislaus County long-term care residents are abused and/or neglected and a complaint is filed, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office will generally conduct an investigation within ten days. In emergency cases, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
APS in Stanislaus County investigates incidents of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR provides information on nursing home abuse and offers instruction to Stanislaus County nursing home abuse victims on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
The NCEA site provides helpful information regarding elder abuse and offers national statistical data.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA provides a variety of services to Stanislaus County seniors and their families, including counseling victims of nursing home abuse and neglect.
Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office
The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s office offers protective services to Sonoma County residents. In addition, it conducts investigations into severe cases of elder abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).
Senior Advocacy Groups
Stanislaus Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance (SEAPA)
SEAPA is an advocacy group that provides various services to abused seniors in Stanislaus County.
The Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging offers services to Stanislaus County seniors. This site provides information on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, and more.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides data on Stanislaus County nursing homes such as complaint, citation, and financial information.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Stanislaus County long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
Coalition to Protect America’s Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE is a national coalition group that advocates for senior rights and helps to ensure that Stanislaus County seniors are not abused and neglected.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is an advocacy group located in California that advocates against the financial abuse of California seniors. Elder Angels offers support services to financially abused Stanislaus County seniors and their families.
National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
The NCCNHR site provides information on nursing home abuse and offers a variety of helpful resource links.
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
This site provides information regarding assisted living and assisted living facilities.
Information on Elder Abuse and Neglect
This site provides information on elder abuse and neglect and offers an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.
Senior Citizen Bureau (SCB)
The SCB is a national coalition for elder care reform. The SCB site provides an informational database for Stanislaus County seniors and other interested parties with regard to elder abuse nursing home facility complaint histories and fraud alerts. In addition, this site provides background information on long-term care facilities.
The Wikipedia site offers information on elder abuse and provides statistics.
Should you find that you need legal assistance, please contact the Stanislaus County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys at Young & Wallin! Stanislaus County Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Young & Wallin seek to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Stanislaus County including, Ceres, Hughson, Modesto, Newman, Oakdale, Patterson, Riverbank, Turlock, and Waterford.