Welcome to the Yolo County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin. Nursing home abuse and neglect are serious problems that affect many of Yolo County seniors each year. While physical abuse by caregivers is the most common form of long-term care abuse, neglect and emotional abuse is also widespread. At the Yolo County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we are dedicated to helping Yolo County seniors receive the compassionate care they deserve.
For a number of years, the Yolo County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorneys of Young & Wallin have been offering unparalleled legal services to elder abuse victims and their families. Our highly skilled Yolo County elder abuse attorneys have handled nursing home abuse and neglect cases that involve bone fractures, bed sores, ulcers, burns, 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 are victims of nursing home abuse or neglect, you may be entitled to compensation. For more information on how our Yolo County nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers can help, contact us today for free case evaluation!
Help For Yolo County Elder Abuse Victims
If you or someone you love is a victim of nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect, or elder abuse in Yolo County, know that help is available. Following are a number of links to various agencies that provide information pertaining to elder abuse and some offer information on how to file a complaint against a negligent facility.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Yolo County Ombudsman Office
The long-term care Ombudsman advocates for long-term care residents in Yolo County. The Ombudsman 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 Yolo County, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate Office investigates the complaint.
Adult Protective Services
The Yolo County APS office conducts investigations into reports of abuse of seniors and vulnerable adults in Yolo County. Additionally, APS provides such services as emergency shelter and counseling for victims of abuse.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
The NCEA site is a helpful resource for elder abuse victims and their families. The site provides a number of important links.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides data pertaining to nursing home abuse and neglect and offers instruction to Yolo 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 Yolo County seniors. CDA provides counseling, case management, in-home services, and more to Placer County seniors.
Yolo County Sheriff’s Office
The Yolo County Sheriff’s office offers protective services to the residents of Yolo County and conducts investigations into severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).
Senior Advocacy Groups
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides a wealth of information for Yolo County seniors regarding California long-term care facilities. On this site you can view comparative information pertaining to Yolo County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides information with regard to Yolo County nursing homes, including complaint, citation, deficiency, and financial data.
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 helpful resource links for seniors.
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.
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 Yolo County long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
This site provides comparative information pertaining to long-term care facilities in Yolo 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 data pertaining to 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 with regard 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 Yolo County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database regarding Yolo 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.
The Yolo County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin handles elder abuse and nursing home negligence cases throughout California including Yolo County and the cities of Davis, West Sacramento, Winters, and Woodland.