Welcome to the Placer County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.
The abuse and neglect of Placer County seniors within the long-term care setting are serious problems. Every day, dozens of Placer County seniors are abused and/or neglected in one manner or another. At the Placer County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, our attorneys are dedicated to ensuring that Placer County seniors are protected. Our highly skilled Placer County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorneys have the knowledge and legal expertise to help hold negligent facilities accountable for their actions.
Nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect, and elder abuse cases are all about righting a wrong and helping to ensure that seniors are protected. Nursing home lawsuits not only provide compensation to victims of abuse and neglect, but also help to ensure that proper standards are followed in the long-term care industry. At the Placer County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, our lawyers know their way around the District Attorney’s office, the Department of Health Services, and other agencies that regulate long-term care facilities. The Placer County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyers at Young & Wallin have developed a strong foundation of elder abuse resources and can provide Placer County seniors with the legal expertise they need. If you believe that a loved one has suffered a serious physical injury as a result of negligent care, please contact us today to request a free abuse consultation!
Get the Protection and Help You Deserve!
If you are a victim of nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect, or elder abuse, or you suspect that your loved is, then you need help. Below, we have provided you with a variety of resources that can help you with filing complaints. In addition, we have provided other helpful informational resource links for your convenience.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Placer County Ombudsman Office
The Placer County long-term care Ombudsman advocates for long-term care residents in Placer County. The Ombudsman conducts investigations into complaints regarding a wide array of issues, including abuse, neglect and issues pertaining to residents’ rights and the quality of care.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When a nursing home abuse complaint is filed in Placer County, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate Office typically will conduct an investigation within ten days. In emergency situations, investigations may be conducted within 24 hours.
Adult Protective Services
The Placer County APS office conducts investigations into reports of abuse of seniors and vulnerable adults in Placer County. Additionally, APS provides such services as emergency shelter and counseling for victims of abuse.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site is a helpful resource for elder abuse victims and their families. The site also provides important links.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides data pertaining to nursing home abuse and neglect and offers instruction to Placer County nursing home abuse victims on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA site offers an array of information to Placer County seniors. CDA provides counseling, case management, in-home services, and more to Placer County seniors.
Placer County Sheriff’s Office
The Placer County Sheriff’s office offers protective services to the residents of Placer County and conducts investigations into severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).
Senior Advocacy Groups
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides a wealth of information for Placer County seniors regarding California long-term care facilities. On this site you can view comparative information on Placer County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides information with regard to Placer County nursing homes, including complaint, citation, deficiency, and financial data.
The Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging site provides information pertaining to the Older Americans Act, the federal legislation, and State Ombudsman programs. In addition, it provides a variety of helpful resource links for seniors.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is a California advocacy group that works toward preventing financial abuse of California seniors. This site provides information regarding senior financial abuse.
Coalition to Protect America’s Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE works closely with our nation’s most prominent senior organizations to provide public awareness regarding nursing home abuse.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. The CMMC regulates Placer County long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
This site provides comparative information pertaining to long-term care facilities in Placer 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 California long-term care ombudsman offices to insure the safety of seniors. This site provides data pertaining to nursing home abuse and offers helpful resource links.
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
The helpguide site offers 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)
This site provides Placer County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database regarding Placer County nursing homes, including fraud alerts and nursing home facility complaint histories.
The Wikipedia site provides facts, statistical data and other information pertaining to elder abuse.
The Placer County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin handles elder abuse and nursing home negligence cases throughout California including Placer County and the cities of Auburn, Colfax, Lincoln, Loomis, Rocklin, and Roseville.