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Monterey County Nursing Home Abuse Information

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

Nursing home abuse is a terribly inhumane crime that leaves victims feeling vulnerable and all alone. We at the Monterey Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin are here to tell nursing home abuse victims that they are not alone! As advocates against nursing home abuse and neglect, Young & Wallin will do everything they can to insure that negligent facilities are held accountable for their actions. For years, Monterey Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorneys, Young & Wallin have been providing legal services to victims of elder abuse. As former insurance defense attorneys, Young & Wallin possess the expertise needed to insure that victims of nursing home abuse receive the protection, care, and compensation they deserve. We offer free initial consultations. Please contact us today for yours!

Nursing Home Abuse Must Be Stopped!

Nursing home abuse is a major problem throughout California and one that must be stopped. Nursing home abuse and neglect includes bedsoresmalnutrition, burns, falls, cuts, bruises, medication errorsover-sedationphysical restraints, verbal berating, and more. If you or someone you love is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, you need to file a complaint so that the negligent parties will be forced to stop. The following are some links to various resources that provide helpful information regarding filing nursing home abuse complaints, elder abuse and elder care.

Reporting Elder Abuse

Monterey Ombudsman Office
The Monterey Ombudsman provides services to long-term care residents in Monterey, including helping with such issues as quality of care, residents’ rights, and finances. The Ombudsman also conducts investigations into Monterey nursing home abuse complaints.

Statewide Listing of Ombudsman Offices

Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When Monterey long-term care residents have been abused or neglected and complaints are filed, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office generally will conduct an investigation within ten days. In emergency situations, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR offers a variety of information on nursing home abuse and provides instruction to Monterey nursing home abuse victims on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.

Monterey County Sheriff

Monterey County District Attorney’s Office

California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA offers various services to Monterey County seniors and their families, including counseling victims of nursing home abuse and neglect.

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.

The County of Monterey

Senior Advocacy Groups

The Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging provides services to Monterey County seniors and offers data on the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, and more.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site offers data on Monterey County nursing homes including, complaint, citation, and financial information.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. CMMC regulates Monterey nursing homes and other long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.

Coalition to Protect America’s Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE is a national coalition group that advocates for senior rights and helps to ensure that Monterey elders are protected.

Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is a California advocacy group that strives to prevent the financial abuse of Monterey seniors. Elder Angels offers support services to financially abused seniors and their families.

National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
The NCCNHR site provides information on nursing home abuse and offers a variety of helpful resource links.

The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
The CCAL provides information on assisted living and assisted living facilities.

Information on Elder Abuse and Neglect

Helpguide
This help guide site offers information on elder abuse and neglect and provides an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.

National Coalition for Elder Care Reform (SCB)
This site offers an informational database for Monterey County seniors and other interested parties pertaining to nursing home complaint histories and background information.

Wikipedia
Wikipedia offers a variety of information on elder abuse, and provides facts and statistical data.

Young and Wallin, Monterey’s Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect lawyers, serve all of Monterey County, including Carmel-By-The-SeaDel Rey OaksGonzalesGreenfieldKing CityMarinaMontereyPacific GroveSalinasSand CitySeaside, and Soledad.