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Yuba County Nursing Home Abuse Information

Welcome to the Yuba County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin. At the Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we specialize in nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect and elder abuse law.

Despite having special legal rights, our seniors have become quite vulnerable to abuse and neglect at the hands of their caretakers. Long-term care residents have the right to live in an environment that promotes personal dignity and individuality and provides the care they need. All too often, however, the reality is quite different. Long-term care facilities throughout California, including Yuba County have been citied for numerous deficiencies, including being understaffed, inadequately maintained, unsanitary, and unsafe. Some long-term care facilities in California have even been shut down because of horrific living conditions. Furthermore, according to the Department of Social Services, the number of abuse and neglect cases is on the rise by approximately 50%.

At the Yuba County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, our attorneys are dedicated to representing victims of elder abuse and nursing home abuse and neglect cases. For years, we have successfully represented residents and their families in cases against long-term care facilities, hospitals, and physicians. In each case elder abuse case handled by Young & Wallin, we carefully review the facility’s history of violations to determine if there is a pattern of negligence and leave no stone unturned when it comes to holding negligent facilities responsible for their actions. Young & Wallin is recognized as one of the preeminent law firms in California and the United States. If you or a loved one has suffered nursing home abuse or neglect or elder abuse, please call our highly skilled Yuba County nursing home abuse lawyers today. We provide free case evaluations and can help you get the justice you deserve.

Get the Justice You Deserve!

If you are being abused or you suspect that your loved is, then you need help. You should start by filing a complaint. The reporting of any nursing home abuse or neglect incidence is a critical first step to preventing it. The following are various links that can help you with filing an elder abuse complaint and provide you with the information you need to ensure that your loved one is protected.

Reporting Elder Abuse

Yuba County Ombudsman Office
The Yuba County long-term care Ombudsman advocates for residents in long-term care facilities in Yuba County. His or her primary responsibility is to investigate complaints regarding a wide array of issues, including abuse and neglect.

Statewide Listing of Ombudsman Offices

Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When a nursing home abuse complaint is filed, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate Office generally will conduct an investigation within ten days. In emergency situations, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.

Adult Protective Services (APS)
The Yuba County APS conducts investigations into reports of abuse of seniors and vulnerable adults in Yuba County.

California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA provides Yuba County seniors with various services that include counseling, in-home services, case management, and more.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers information regarding nursing home abuse and provides instruction to Yuba County elder abuse victims on how to file abuse and neglect complaints.

The California Association of Area Agencies on Aging
This association is an advocate for the elderly and adults with disabilities. The association provides such services as adult day health care and legal assistance and oversees Med-Cal which investigates and resolves complaints made by, or on behalf of, residents of long term care facilities throughout California, including Yuba County.

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site is a helpful resource for elder abuse victims and their families.

Yuba County Sheriff’s Office
The Yuba County Sheriff’s office provides protective services to the residents of Yuba County and conducts investigations into severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).

Yuba County District Attorney’s Office

Yuba County

Senior Advocacy Groups

The Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging site has 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 HealthCare Foundation
The California HealthCare Foundation is an advocacy group that offers a wealth of information to Yuba County seniors regarding California long-term care facilities. On this site you can view comparative information on Yuba 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. Elder Angels offers various services to victims of financial abuse that include counseling.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides information on Yuba County nursing homes, including citation, complaint, 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 of nursing home abuse and keep seniors protected.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Yuba County long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.

California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides information for Yuba County seniors with regard to California nursing facilities. On this site, you can view comparative information with regard to Yuba County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.

Medicare Site
This site provides comparative information on long-term care facilities located in Yuba 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 long-term care ombudsman offices to insure the safety of seniors. This site offers information regarding nursing home abuse and provides helpful resource links.

Aging Services of California
This site provides a wealth of information for Yuba County residents pertaining to long-term care and offers 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

Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly (CANE)
CANE is the nation’s largest computerized collection of elder abuse resources and materials.

Helpguide
This site provides 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 Yuba County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database pertaining to Yuba County nursing homes, including fraud alerts and nursing home facility complaint histories.

Wikipedia
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 Yuba County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys of Young & Wallin! Yuba County Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Young & Wallin seek to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Yuba County including, Marysville and Wheatland. 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.

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