California Nursing Home Abuse Information
The California Nursing Home Abuse Law Firm of Young and Wallin welcomes you to this information site. We serve clients, in California, who have been abused and neglected by the caretakers of Nursing Homes. More and more elderly are spending their final years in Nursing Care Facilitiesor other types of elderly care homes. Unfortunately, many of these facilities, meant to provide quality care, are not doing the job they have promised to do. They are becoming abusive and neglectful. Between June 2005 and August 2006, Orange County Nursing Homes were cited for over 660 health deficiencies. That is just in Orange County alone. These deficiencies lead to Nursing Home neglect and abuse.
Since Young and Wallin have both been insurance defense attorneys, they have the skills necessary to insure that California Nursing Homes are held accountable for any neglectful actions. Our highly skilled California nursing home abuse lawyers will investigate your case with great precision, and will take your case to trial whenever necessary. If you or your loved one is being victimized by nursing home abuse, then you need help. Please contact us today for your free initial consultation.
You deserve to have someone help you fight the injustice!
When you or a loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, you need to know where to begin finding the help you ought to have. The following are some links that might help you. The links are designed to aid nursing home or elder abuse victims get the protection they need, and to provide information on how to prevent the abuse or neglect form occurring again.
Reporting California Nursing Home and Elder Abuse
Statewide Listing of Ombudsman Offices
The Ombudsman operates investigations into elder abuse claims.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
The Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office will conduct an investigation within ten days of receiving a nursing home abuse or nursing home neglect complaint. In severe cases, the investigation could begin within 24 hours.
Adult Protective Services
The APS provides resources for vulnerable adults and helps locate quality nursing care facilities.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
Provides information on how to file a nursing home abuse or neglect complaint.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
Information and counseling services for seniors and their families.
Senior Advocacy Groups
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
Information on assisted living facilities.
National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
Provides information to nursing home residents and their families.
Other Information on Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect
Signs, symptoms, and causes of elder abuse
Provides information on elder abuse, elder care, and nursing home abuse statistics.
California Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young and Wallin serves all of California.