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Lassen County Nursing Home Abuse Information

Welcome to the Lassen County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin. Each year, hundreds of nursing home residents are abused or neglected in some manner because of their caretakers. Our Lassen County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect attorneys will fight to ensure that Lassen County seniors are protected from physical harmmedical neglect, verbal abuse, malnutrition / dehydrationsexual abuse, financial abuse, and more. Our attorneys are highly skilled and recognized and respected as leading California nursing home abuse and elder abuse advocates. As former insurance defense attorneys, Young & Wallin possess the skills and legal expertise to ensure that negligent facilities are held accountable for their actions.

Lassen County seniors deserve compassionate and quality care and the attorneys at the Lassen County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin are committed to helping seniors receive the compassionate and quality care they deserve. Our skilled elder abuse lawyers strive to ensure that nursing home abuse and neglect victims receive the highest compensation permissible under elder abuse laws. If you believe that you or your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, please contact the Lassen County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect lawyers at Young & Wallin today for a free case evaluation.

Help For Lassen County Nursing Home Abuse Victims

If you or your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse, know that there are viable options available to you. Following are some resource links that we have provided where nursing home abuse and neglect complaints can be filed. In addition, we have provided you with informational resource links regarding elder abuse and elder care.

Reporting Elder Abuse

Lassen County Ombudsman Office
The Lassen County long-term care Ombudsman advocates for residents in long-term care facilities in Lassen County. The Ombudsman’s primary responsibility is to conduct investigations into complaints of abuse and neglect.

Statewide Listing of Ombudsman Offices

Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When a nursing home abuse complaint is filed in Lassen 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.

Lassen County Family Services
This group conducts investigations into reports of abuse of seniors and vulnerable adults in Lassen County and offers a variety of services to victims of abuse and neglect.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers information regarding nursing home abuse and provides instruction for Lassen County nursing home 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.

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

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

Lassen County District Attorney’s Office

Lassen County Site

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 Lassen County seniors with various services that include counseling, in-home services, case management, and more.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides a wealth of information regarding Lassen County nursing homes, including citation, complaint, deficiency, and financial data.

California HealthCare Foundation
The California HealthCare Foundation is an advocacy group that provides a vast amount of information for Lassen County seniors and other interested parties regarding California long-term care facilities. On this site you can view comparative information pertaining to Lassen 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 and keep seniors protected.

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.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Lassen 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 Lassen County, including quality measures, inspections, and staffing.

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

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 Lassen 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)
The SCB is a national coalition for elder care reform. This site offers an informational database for Lassen County seniors and other interested parties. The database offers information on Lassen County nursing home complaint histories and other background information on long-term care facilities.

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