Welcome to the Plumas County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin.
Nursing home abuse and neglect incidents are occurring with more frequency, resulting in such injuries as fractures, bruises, malnutrition / dehydration, bedsores, and more. Moreover, it has been estimated that more than 50% of nursing home abuse and neglect incidents go unreported, ensuring that the problem continues. Fortunately, there are a number of health and social services that advocate against abuse and neglect of the elderly. It is important for both victims and witnesses to report the abuse to these agencies as soon as possible so that the problem can stop. Furthermore, it is important that the negligent facilities be held accountable for their actions. A Plumas County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney can help you do just that!
At the Plumas County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we investigate claims of nursing home abuse and neglect. For years, our highly skilled attorneys have helped hundreds of victims and their families receive the justice they deserve. As former insurance defense attorneys, Mr. Young & Mr. Wallin possess the knowledge and legal skills needed to help hold negligent facilities accountable for their actions. If you believe that your loved one has suffered abuse or neglect, please contact our Plumas County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect attorneys for a free consultation and claim evaluation.
Help For Plumas County Elder Abuse Victims
Below, we have provided you with some links as to where complaints can be filed and where information can be found on nursing home abuse and neglect, and elder care.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Plumas County Ombudsman Office
The long-term care Ombudsman advocates for long-term care residents in Plumas County. The Ombudsman conducts investigations into complaints regarding a wide array of issues, including abuse and neglect.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When a nursing home abuse complaint is filed in Plumas County, the Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate Office conducts an investigation into the complaint.
Adult Protective Services
The APS provides direct intervention and other services to dependent and elderly adults residing in Plumas County who are at risk or victims or abuse, neglect, exploitation or fiduciary abuse.
The California Association of Area Agencies on Aging
The association offers a variety of services to California seniors and it oversees Med-Cal which investigates and resolves complaints made by or on behalf of residents of long term care facilities throughout California, including Plumas County.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides data pertaining to nursing home abuse and neglect and offers instruction to Plumas County nursing home abuse victims on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
The NCEA site is a helpful resource for elder abuse victims and their families. The site provides a number of important links.
Plumas County Sheriff’s Office
The Plumas County Sheriff’s office offers protective services to the residents of Plumas County and conducts investigations into severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).
Senior Advocacy Groups
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA site offers an array of information to Plumas County seniors. CDA provides counseling, case management, in-home services, and more to Plumas County seniors.
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides a wealth of information for Plumas County seniors regarding California long-term care facilities. On this site you can view comparative information with regard to Plumas County long-term care facilities, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides information with regard to Plumas 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 Plumas County residents and other interested parties.
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 Plumas 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 Plumas 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.
Aging Services of California
This site offers a wealth of information regarding long-term care and provides 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.
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 Plumas County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database regarding Plumas 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 Plumas County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin handles elder abuse and nursing home negligence cases throughout California including Plumas County and the cities of Beckwourth, Belden, Blairsden, Canyondam, Chester, Chilcoot, Clio, Crescent Mills, Cromberg, Graeagle, Greenville, Johnsville, Meadow Valley, Portola, Quincy, Storrie, Taylorsville, Twain, and Vinton.