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Riverside County Nursing Home Abuse Information

Welcome to the Riverside Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin. At the Riverside Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse Law Firm of Young & Wallin, we take nursing home abuse and nursing home neglectseriously. As advocates against elder abuse, our attorneys will thoroughly investigate your claim and help to insure that you or your loved one is protected. We are committed to insuring that residents of nursing homes and elder care facilities are protected from abuse and neglect at the hands of their caretakers. We leave no stone unturned when it comes to insuring that victims of nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect receive the protection and the compensation they deserve. We offer free initial consultations. Please contact us today for yours!

Don’t Let Your Abusers Get Away With It – Report It!

Tragically, nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect occur all too often and in many cases, the victims are too frightened to file a complaint. Too often they fear repercussion and simply remain silent. It is estimated that more than 50% of nursing home abuse and elder abuse victims fail to file complaints. Unfortunately, many victims of nursing home abuse and neglect die. It is important to speak up when you or your loved one is being abused or neglected. If not, then someone could get seriously hurt. The following are some links that can help seniors and their families in filing complaints against nursing homes and elder care facilities. In addition, we have provided informational links for seniors.

Reporting Elder Abuse

Riverside 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
The Department of Health Services Licensing and Certificate office generally will conduct investigations into Riverside nursing home abuse and or nursing home neglect claims within ten days. If the situation requires, investigations may be conducted in as little as 24 hours.

Adult Protective Services
The APS provides protection and services for vulnerable Riverside seniors, including helping them to locate quality nursing homes and other housing types.

Riverside County Police Department
The Riverside County police department helps Riverside seniors and other residents who are in need of protection. If you need protection because you are being abused or neglected at the hands of your caretakers, contact the Riverside County police department.

Riverside District Attorney’s Office

Riverside County

California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA offers counseling services and information on elder abuse to seniors and their families.

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR offers information to elder abuse victims in Riverside. In addition, they help abused and neglected Riverside seniors file complaints. CANHR also helps Riverside County seniors and their families locate quality nursing home facilities.

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
NCEA serves as a national resource center for abused and neglected seniors throughout Riverside County and the nation. They offer statistics and provide an overview of elder abuse.

Senior Advocacy Groups

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
CANHR offers citation, complaint, and financial information on Riverside nursing homes.

National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
A coalition of nursing home residents, ombudsmen and other citizens’ groups, NCCNHR offers a variety of information for Riverside nursing home residents and their families.

Elder Angels, Inc.
A California advocacy group that provides support to elder abuse victims and their families. Elder Angeles specializes in financial abuse of seniors.

The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
The CCAL acts as a guide for seniors and their families with regards to assisted living facilities.

Information on Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect

Helpguide
Helpguide offers information on elder abuse, including outlining the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.

Wikipedia
Wikipedia provides a brief history of elder abuse and offers information and statistics on elder abuse and elder care.

By offering free initial consultations, the Riverside Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin seek to prevent the victimization of seniors throughout Riverside County including, BanningBeaumontBlytheCalimesaCanyon LakeCathedral CityCoachellaCoronaDesert Hot SpringsHemetIndian WellsIndioLake ElsinoreLa QuintaMoreno ValleyMurrietaNorcoPalm DesertPalm SpringsPerrisRancho MirageRiversideSan Jacinto, and Temecula.