Welcome to the Mono County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect site of Young & Wallin. When you entrust your loved ones into the care of a long-term care facility, you expect that they will be treated with compassionate care and the dignity and respect they deserve. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Due to inadequate staffing levels and improper training, long-term care facility residents become the victims of abuse and neglect. The results can be horrific and range from bedsoresand broken bones to malnutrition and even death.
At the Law Firm of Young & Wallin, our Mono County Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers are strong advocates for senior rights. Moreover, our Mono County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect attorneys have a long and successful history of representing elder abuse victimsand their families in lawsuits against California long-term care facilities. As former insurance defense attorneys, Mr. Young and Mr. Wallin possess the knowledge, legal expertise, and skills needed to ensure that negligent facilities are held accountable for their actions. In order to achieve immediate results and ensure that your loved one is protected and receives the justice he or she deserves, contact the Mono County Law Firm of Young & Wallin today! We offer free initial consultations.
Helpful Resource Links for Mono County Seniors
Each year, there are many incidents of Mono County nursing home abuse and neglect taking place. Seniors and other vulnerable adults have the right to expect more out of their caregivers. Below, we have provided resource links that offer information pertaining to elder abuse and neglect for Mono County seniors and other interested parties. In addition, you will find contact links to file elder abuse complaints.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Mono County Ombudsman Office
The Mono County long-term care Ombudsman advocates for Mono County residents in long-term care facilities. The Ombudsman's primary responsibility is to conduct investigations into abuse and neglect complaints.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When a complaint against a long-term care facility is filed in Mono County, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate Office generally conducts investigations within ten days. In emergency situations, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.
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 Mono County.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers information pertaining to nursing home and elder abuse and provides instruction for Mono County nursing home abuse victims on how to file abuse and neglect complaints.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site is a helpful resource for elder abuse victims and their families.
Mono County Sheriff's Office
The Mono County Sheriff's office provides protective services to the residents of Mono County and conducts investigations into severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).7
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 Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA provides Mono County seniors with various services that include counseling, in-home services, case management, and more.
Coalition to Protect America's Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE works closely with our nation's most prominent senior organizations to create more of a public awareness of nursing home abuse in order to keep seniors protected.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers Mono County seniors and other interested parties with a wealth of information on California nursing homes, including Mono County, with regard to facility citation, complaint, deficiency, and financial data.
California HealthCare Foundation
The California HealthCare Foundation is an advocacy group that provides quite a bit of information for Mono County seniors and other interested parties regarding California long-term care facilities. On this site you can view comparative information pertaining to Mono County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Mono County long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
This site provides comparative information on long-term care facilities located in Mono County, including quality measures, inspections, and staffing.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is a California advocacy group that works toward preventing financial abuse of California seniors. Elder Angels offers counseling and other services to victims of financial abuse.
National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
The NCCNHR runs the National Ombudsman Resource Center and works closely with nationwide long-term care ombudsman offices to ensure the safety of seniors. Its site provides information on nursing home abuse and provides a number of helpful resource links.
Aging Services of California
This site provides a wealth of information for Mono County residents pertaining to long-term care and it 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.
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.
This site provides information about elder abuse and elder neglect and provides 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. This site offers an informational database for Mono County seniors and other interested parties. The database offers information on long-term care facilities located in California. Such information includes complaint histories and other background information.
Wikipedia Elder Abuse
The Wikipedia site provides factual and statistical data as well as other information pertaining to elder abuse.
Should you find that you need legal assistance, please contact the Mono County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys of Young & Wallin! Mono County Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Young & Wallin seek to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Mono County including, Mammoth Lakes. 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.