Welcome to the Marin County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.
The incidence of nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect in Marin County and throughout California is growing rapidly. Every day, hundreds of California seniors are victimized. Our Marin County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorneys are dedicated to insuring that California seniors are protected. Our highly skilled Marin County nursing home abuse lawyers know their way around the Department of Health Services, the Attorney General’s office, Medicare, and other agencies that regulate nursing homes. The firm’s founding partners are widely recognized among California’s most prominent elder law attorneys.
Nursing home abuse cases are all about righting a wrong, holding negligent facilities accountable for their actions, and helping to raise the level of care for nursing home residents. At the Marin County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin we are dedicated to pursuing justice on behalf of elder abuse victims who have suffered physical, emotional, and financial abuse at the hands of their caretakers. Through our experience, we have developed a strong foundation of elder abuse lawand can provide Marin County seniors with the legal expertise they need. For more information on how Young & Wallin can help you, please contact us today!
Get the Protection and Help You Deserve!
If you are a victim of elder abuse or you suspect that your loved is, then you need help. Below, we offer you a variety of resources that can help you with filing a nursing home abuse or neglect complaint. In addition, we offer helpful informational resource links.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Marin County Ombudsman Office
The Marin County Ombudsman office offers services to Marin County seniors that pertain to such issues as quality of care, residents’ rights, and finances. In addition, the Marin County Ombudsman’s office conducts investigations into nursing home abuse complaints.
Adult Protective Services
The Marin County Adult Protective Services provides a variety of services to Marin County to adult victims of abuse and those who are at risk of being abused, exploited, or neglected.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
The Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office reviews Marin County nursing home inspection reports for violations. When nursing home abuse and neglect complaints are filed, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office generally will conduct investigations within ten days.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site offers Marin County seniors a variety of information on nursing home abuse, including statistical reports.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers instruction to Marin County seniors and other interested parties on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints. In addition, CANHR provides information on nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
This site provides information on nursing home abuse and neglect. The CDA offers services to seniors and their families that include counseling victims of abuse and neglect.
Marin County Sheriff
The Marin County Sheriff’s office offers protective services to Marin County residents and conducts investigations into severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).
Senior Advocacy Groups
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
This site offers information on Marin County nursing homes that includes citation, complaint, and financial data.
The Administration on Aging
The Marin County Administration on Aging offers a variety of services to Marin County seniors and provides information on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, and more.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is a California advocacy group dedicated to stopping financial elder abuse. They offer support services to financial abused senior victims and their families and provide information on senior financial abuse, fraud, and scams.
National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
This site provides data on nursing home abuse and offers a variety of resource links regarding elder abuse and elder care.
Coalition to Protect America’s Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE is a national coalition group that works closely with the country’s most prominent senior advocacy groups who are against elder abuse.
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
The CCAL offers data on assisted living and assisted living facilities.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. CMMC regulates Marin County nursing homes and other long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
Information on Elder Abuse and Neglect
This help guide provides information pertaining to nursing home abuse and 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 Marin County seniors and other interested parties. The database offers information on Marin County nursing home complaint histories and other background information on long-term care facilities.
The Wikipedia site offers factual and statistical data, as well as other information pertaining to elder abuse.
By offering free initial consultations, the Marin County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin seeks to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Marin County, including Belvedere, Corte Madera, Fairfax, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, Ross, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito, and Tiburon.