Welcome to the Del Norte County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin. Nursing home abuse and neglectcan result in physical and emotional injuries, and even death.
As experts in Del Norte County nursing home abuse and elder abuse law, the Law Firm of Young & Wallin is committed to ensuring that Del Norte County seniors receive only quality care in long-term care facilities. For many years, the highly skilled attorneys at Young & Wallin have helped to ensure that Del Norte County seniors receive the care they deserve by helping to hold negligent facilities accountable for their actions. When Del Norte County seniors are abused or neglected, our lawyers take swift and appropriate legal action. If you believe that your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, please contact us today. At the Del Norte County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firmof Young & Wallin, we offer free initial consultations.
Elder Abuse and Neglect Helpful Links
Below, we have provided you with a number of resource links. These links are intended to help provide you with information regarding reporting nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect, elder abuse, and elder care. In addition, you will find direct links to the resources where complaints of nursing home abuse and neglect can be filed.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Del Norte Ombudsman Office
The Ombudsman advocates for residents in long-term care facilities. The Del Norte Ombudsman’s primary responsibility is to investigate complaints of abuse and neglect.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When an elder abuse complaint is filed, this Department conducts an investigation generally within ten days. In emergency situations, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.
Adult Protective Services (APS)
The Del Norte Adult Protective Services provides an array of services to Del Norte County seniors who have been victimized or who are at risk of being abused, exploited, or neglected.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site offers instruction for Del Norte County nursing home abuse victims on how to file abuse and neglect complaints. In addition, the CANHR site provides information on nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect.
The California Association of Area Agencies on Aging
The association offers a variety of services to California seniors and oversees Med-Cal which investigates and resolves complaints made by, or on behalf of, residents of long term care facilities throughout California, including Del Norte County.
Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office
If you or your loved is a victim of nursing home abuse, you should contact the Del Norte County Sheriff’s office as soon as possible.
Senior Advocacy Groups
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR provides information on nursing homes in Del Norte County and throughout the state of California. You can find citation, complaint, and financial information here.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA provides services to Del Norte County seniors and their families, including counseling victims of abuse and neglect. This site provides information on nursing home abuse and neglect.
The Administration on Aging
This site offers information on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, State Ombudsman programs, and provides other senior resources.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
The NCEA site offers helpful information with regard to elder abuse and provides data and statistics on nursing home abuse
Elder Angels, Inc.
The Elder Angels site offers information on elder financial abuse, fraud, and scams. Elder Angels provides support services to victims and their families.
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides information for Del Norte County seniors and other interested parties with regard to California nursing facilities. Here, you can view comparative information with regard to Del Norte County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
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. In addition, the CPAE fights to ensure that Del Norte County seniors are protected.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Del Norte 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 Del Norte 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 provides information and helpful resource links.
Aging Services of California
This site offers a wealth of information regarding long-term care and provides 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.
This site provides information for Del Norte County residents and other interested parties with regard to elder abuse and elder neglect and offers an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.
Senior Citizen Bureau (SCB)
This site provides Del Norte County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database on California nursing homes, including fraud alerts and nursing home facility complaint histories.
The Wikipedia site offers Del Norte County seniors and other interested parties with facts, statistical data and other information pertaining to elder abuse.
Should you find that you need legal assistance, please contact the Del Norte County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys of Young & Wallin! Del Norte County Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys Young & Wallin seek to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Del Norte County including, Crescent City. 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.