Welcome to the Sutter County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Information site of Young & Wallin. Today, the number of long-term care residents that are being abused and/or neglected is astronomical. Moreover, approximately 50% of elder abuse cases go unreported.
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Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse Resource Links
Following are some helpful links for Sutter County seniors and their families regarding nursing home abuse and neglect. These links are intended to help victims and their families with the information they need to report nursing home abuse and neglect and provide them with the information they need regarding elder care in California.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Sutter County Ombudsman Office
The Sutter County long-term care Ombudsman monitors the quality of care received by residents in long-term care facilities located in Sutter County. The Ombudsman’s primary responsibility is to investigate and endeavor to resolve complaints made by, or on behalf of, individual residents in long-term care facilities.
Department of Health Services Licensing and Certification Office
When a complaint is filed against a Sutter County long-term care facility, 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 (APS)
The Sutter County APS office investigates reports of abuse of seniors and vulnerable adults of Sutter County. In addition, the agency offers such services as emergency shelter and counseling for victims of abuse.
The California Association of Area Agencies on Aging
This association is an advocate for the elderly and adults with disabilities. The association provides such services as adult day health care and legal assistance.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides instruction for Sutter County nursing home abuse victims on how to file nursing home abuse and neglect complaints. In addition, this site offers a wealth of information pertaining to elder abuse, including fact sheets.
California Department of Aging (CDA)
The CDA site offers information to Sutter County seniors. CDA provides counseling, in-home services, case management, and more, to Sutter County seniors.
National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
This site is a helpful resource for elder abuse victims and their families.
Sutter County Sheriff’s Office
The Sutter County Sheriff’s office provides protective services to the residents of Sutter County and investigates severe cases of nursing home abuse (i.e., sexual assault, severe lacerations, burns, etc.).
Senior Advocacy Groups
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, this site provides a variety of other helpful resource links for seniors.
California HealthCare Foundation
This site provides information for Sutter County seniors with regard to California nursing facilities. On this site, you can view comparative information pertaining to Sutter County nursing homes, including facility characteristics, nurse staffing levels, and quality indicators.
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
The CANHR site provides information on Sutter County nursing homes, including complaint, citation, deficiency, and financial data.
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 Sutter County nursing homes and other health care providers with regard to Medicare and Medicaid services and benefits.
This site provides comparative information on long-term care facilities located in Sutter County, including quality measures, inspections, and staffing.
Elder Angels, Inc.
Elder Angels is a California advocacy group dedicated to stopping financial elder abuse. This group offers information on financial abuse, fraud, and scams and provides support services to victims and their families.
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 information regarding nursing home abuse and offers helpful resource links.
Aging Services of California
This site provides a wealth of information pertaining to long-term care and offers links and information pertaining to California long-term care facilities.
The Consumer Consortium on Assisted Living (CCAL)
This site provides information regarding assisted living and assisted living facilities in California, including Sutter County.
Information on Elder Abuse and Neglect
The helpguide site provides an array of 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 offers Sutter County seniors and other interested parties with an informational database on Sutter County nursing homes, including fraud alerts and nursing home facility complaint histories.
The Wikipedia site offers Sutter County seniors and other interested parties facts, statistical data and other information regarding elder abuse.
The Sutter County Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Young & Wallin handles elder abuse and nursing home negligence cases throughout California including Sutter County and the cities of Live Oak and Yuba City. As a leading California Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm, Young & Wallin also handles cases out of state on a case-by-case basis.