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If you believe that you or your loved is a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect, then the attorneys at the Siskiyou County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect of Young & Wallin can help. Our Siskiyou County elder abuse lawyers are committed to helping Siskiyou County seniors who have suffered physical injury, emotional injury, or financial loss at the hands of their caretakers. With aggressive and compassionate legal representation, thorough case preparation, and extensive legal knowledge of elder abuse law, the Siskiyou County Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin can help you get the protection you deserve and receive compensation for your injuries. We offer free initial consultations. Please contact us today for yours!
Don’t Let the Negligent Facilities Get Away With It– Report It!
Tragically, elder abuse occurs all too often, and in many cases victims are afraid to file complaints. It is estimated that more than 50% of nursing home abuse and elder abuse incidents go unreported. Unfortunately, many nursing home abuse and neglect victims suffer tremendously and many die as a result. It is important to report abuse and neglect when it occurs. If you don’t, then you or someone else could get seriously hurt. Below, we have provided various links that can help you with filing complaints. In addition, we have also provided informational links pertaining to elder abuse and elder care.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Siskiyou Ombudsman Office
The Siskiyou long-term care Ombudsman provides services to long-term care residents of Siskiyou County, including helping with such issues as quality of care, residents’ rights, and finances. The Siskiyou Ombudsman also conducts investigations into complaints of nursing home abuse.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When Siskiyou 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.
Adult Protective Services
The Siskiyou County Adult Protective Services provides a variety of services to Siskiyou County adult victims of abuse and those who are at risk of being abused, exploited, or neglected. In addition, they offer information and referral services to seniors.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides a variety of information on nursing home abuse and offers instruction to Siskiyou County nursing home abuse victims on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA provides various services to Siskiyou County seniors and their families; these include counseling services for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
The NCEA site provides helpful information with regard to elder abuse and provides statistical data on nursing home abuse.
Senior Advocacy Groups
The Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging provides services to Siskiyou 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 provides data regarding Siskiyou County nursing homes including, complaint, citation, and financial information.
Coalition to Protect America’s Elders (CPAE)
The CPAE is a national coalition group that advocates for senior rights and helps to ensure that Siskiyou County elders are protected.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is a California advocacy group that strives to prevent the financial abuse of Siskiyou County seniors and seniors throughout the state of California. Elder Angels offers support services to financially abused seniors and their families.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMC)
The CMMC is a federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid. CMMC regulates Siskiyou County nursing homes and other long-term care facilities with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
This site offers information on nursing home abuse and provides a variety of helpful resource links.
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
The CCAL site offers information on assisted living and assisted living facilities.
Information on Elder Abuse and Neglect
This help guide site provides data on elder abuse and neglect and offers an overview of the signs, symptoms and causes of elder abuse.
Senior Citizen Bureau (SCB)
The SCB is a national coalition for elder care reform. This site offers an informational database for Siskiyou County seniors and other interested parties pertaining to nursing home complaint histories and background information.
The Wikipedia site provides a variety of information on elder abuse, and offers facts and statistical data.
Young and Wallin, Siskiyou County Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect lawyers, serve all of Siskiyou County, including Dorris, Dunsmuir, Etna, Fort Jones, Montague, Mount Shasta, Tulelake, Weed, and Yreka.