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Orange County Nursing Home Abuse Information

Welcome to the Orange County Nursing Home Abuse Information site of Young & Wallin.

At the Orange County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we represent victims and their families who have suffered abuse and neglect at the hands of their caretakers. As our population ages, more and more seniors are finding themselves spending their final years in nursing homes and other types of elder care facilities. Unfortunately, many of these facilities do not provide the care that they should. In fact, between June 2005 and August 2006, Orange County nursing homes were cited for more than 660 health deficiencies. If not abuse or neglect themselves, these deficiencies lead to nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect.

As former insurance defense attorneys, Mr. Young and Mr. Wallin have the skills you need to insure that negligent facilities are held accountable for their actions. Our skilled Orange County nursing home abuse lawyers will thoroughly investigate your case and, when necessary, bring your case to trial. If you or your loved one is being abused or neglected, then you need help. We offer free initial consultations; contact us today for yours!

Get the Help You Need From Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect!

When you or your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse and/or neglect, you need help. You should start by reporting the abuse. The following are some links that may help you. The links are intended to aid victims of nursing home abuse and elder abuse get the protection they deserve and provide them with the information they need to protect themselves from further abuse and/or neglect.

Reporting Elder Abuse

Orange County Ombudsman Office
Orange County’s Council on Aging operates the Ombudsman program. The Ombudsman conducts investigations into elder abuse complaints.

Statewide Listing of Ombudsman Offices

Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
Within ten days from receiving a nursing home abuse and or nursing home neglect complaint in Orange County, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification office will conduct an investigation. In severe cases, investigations may be conducted in as little as 24 hours.

Adult Protective Services
The APS provides services for vulnerable adults, including helping to locate quality nursing home facilities.

Orange County Sheriff 
When you or your loved is in danger or has suffered severe nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, lacerations, burns, etc.), you should contact the Orange County Sheriff’s department right away.

Orange County District Attorney

Orange County

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR provides information about how to file a nursing home abuse or neglect complaint. In addition, CANHR offers insights into elder abuse and provides fact sheets. CANHR also helps Orange County seniors and their families locate quality nursing home facilities.

California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA provides information and counseling services for seniors and their families.

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
NCEA provides statistics and background about elder abuse and serves as a national resource center for seniors who are abused and/or neglected.

Senior Advocacy Groups

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR provides information on nursing homes in Orange County and throughout the state of California. You can find citation, complaint, and financial information here.

Elder Angels, Inc.California advocacy group, Elder Angeles provides information on financial abuse, fraud, and scams. In addition, they offer support services to victims and their families.

The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
The CCAL offers information to seniors and their families regarding assisted living facilities.

National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
Made up of a group of nursing home residents, ombudsmen and other citizens’ groups, NCCNHR provides information for nursing home residents and their families.

Information on Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect

Helpguide
This guide provides an overview of elder abuse, signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.

Wikipedia
Wikipedia provides information on elder abuse and elder care. In addition, the site offers elder abuse statistics.

Orange County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Attorneys Young & Wallin handle cases throughout the state of California and Orange County including, Aliso ViejoAnaheimBreaBuena ParkCosta MesaCypressDana PointFountain ValleyFullertonGarden GroveHuntington BeachIrvineLaguna BeachLaguna HillsLaguna NiguelLaguna WoodsLa HabraLake ForestLa PalmaLos AlamitosMission ViejoNewport BeachOrangePlacentiaRancho Santa MargaritaSan ClementeSan Juan CapistranoSanta AnaSeal BeachStantonTustinVilla ParkWestminster, and Yorba Linda.