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Inyo County Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

Inyo County Nursing Home Abuse Information

Welcome to the Inyo County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.

At the Inyo County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we take nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect seriously. We are Inyo County elder abuse advocates who fight to protect the rights and dignity of Inyo County seniors. As leading Inyo County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorneys, we will thoroughly investigate your claim, leaving no stone unturned. We are committed to ensuring that residents of long-term care facilities are protected and receive the compassionate care they deserve. Our highly skilled Law Firm has helped many nursing home abuse and neglect victims and their families recover compensation for injuries, pain and suffering that resulted from abuse and neglect, including bed sores, ulcers, broken bones, malnutrition and dehydration, and more. We offer free initial consultations. Please contact us today for yours!

Help For Inyo County Nursing Home Abuse Victims

Tragically, nursing home abuse and neglect occurs every single day in one facility or another.

The following are some links where complaints can be filed and where information can be found on nursing home abuse and neglect, and elder care.

Reporting Elder Abuse

Inyo County Ombudsman Office
The Inyo County Ombudsman advocates for residents in long-term care facilities. His or her primary responsibility is to investigate complaints of abuse and neglect.

Statewide Listing of Ombudsman Offices

Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
The Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate office generally will conduct investigations into Inyo County nursing home abuse and or nursing home neglect claims within ten days. If the situation requires, investigations may be conducted in as little as 24 hours.

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

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 Inyo County.

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

Inyo County District Attorney’s Office

Inyo County Site

Senior Advocacy Groups

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

The Administration on Aging
This site provides 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 Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides information on nursing homes in Inyo County, including citation, complaint, deficiency, and financial data.

California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides a wealth of information for Inyo County seniors and other interested parties in regards to California long-term care facilities. Here you can view comparative information on Inyo County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.

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

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.

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 Inyo County long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.

Medicare Site
This site provides comparative information on long-term care facilities located in Inyo 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

Helpguide
This site provides information for Inyo County residents and other interested parties pertaining to elder abuse and elder neglect and offers an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.

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

Senior Citizen Bureau (SCB)
This site provides Inyo County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database on California nursing homes that includes fraud alerts and nursing home facility complaint histories.

Wikipedia
The Wikipedia site offers Inyo County seniors and other interested parties with factual and statistical data, as well as other information pertaining to elder abuse.

The Inyo County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin handles elder abuse and nursing home negligence cases throughout California including Inyo County and the cities of Ashford Junction, Bishop, Death Valley Junction and Independence. 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.