SANTA BARBARA ELDER ABUSE ATTORNEY AND NURSING HOME NEGLECT LAWYER
Defending Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect in Santa Barbara
Welcome to The Law Offices of Young & Wallin, the Premiere Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Law Firm of Santa Barbara, California.
As the number of elder citizens who rely on assisted living and nursing home care facilities increases, the risk of elder abuse and nursing home neglect has become a serious problem. A 2005 Government study concluded that 90% of the nation’s nursing homes are grossly understaffed
If you or someone you love has been a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect in Santa Barbara, California, a qualified Santa Barbara Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect Lawyer, can give you the legal help you need to see justice served and to obtain any compensation due you.
The state of California has specific elder laws enacted to protect nursing home residents from abuse and neglect in Santa Barbara. However, experts believe that a significant number of physical and sexual abuse cases occurring in nursing homes are covered up or go unreported.
Nursing home elder abuse in Santa Barbara can include physical and emotional abuse, sexual assault, insufficient mobility and the inappropriate use of restraints, financial abuse, isolation, adverse drug events, nutritional neglect, verbal intimidation and Eldercide. Eldercide is the premature death of elder nursing home residents due to nursing home neglect and maltreatment.
Attorneys Young and Wallin dedicated to defending elder rights and enforcing elder laws. We are a highly experienced team of aggressive nursing home neglect lawyers who litigate elder abuse and nursing home negligence cases in the Santa Barbara and throughout Southern California. Our Firm has successfully handled nursing home neglect and elder abuse cases for our Santa Barbara clients and we can offer legal help for your nursing home abuse and neglect case, as well. Contact us for a FREE CONSULTATION.
Attorneys Young & Wallin offer the highest quality of legal assistance and personal service to victims of elder abuse and nursing home neglect. We also represent elder abuse and nursing home neglect cases out of state on a case-by-case basis.
Contact a qualified lawyer immediately, if you suspect elder abuse or nursing home neglect.
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SANTA BARBARA RESOURCES FOR ELDER ABUSE AND NURSING HOME NEGLECT
Medicare - Nursing Home Comparison
The Official U.S. Government Medicare site offers this Nursing Home Comparison tool. With it you can search for nursing home facilities in Santa Barbara California and across the nation. You can also and compare the past performance of nursing homes, such as the facilities characteristics, quality measures, inspection results, and nursing staff information, including the number of health deficiencies cited. There is also a helpful Nursing Home Checklist available to help you choose a good nursing home for yourself or a loved one.
Nursing Home Resident Rights
Here you will find patient rights of nursing home residents that are entitled to certain protections under California elder law.
Elder Abuse in the Long-Term Care Facility
This is a six page .pdf document offering tips on choosing a long-term care facility, how to recognize warning signs of elder abuse in a long-term care facility and a detailed Bill of Rights for Residents, from the Safe State website.
Attorneys Young & Wallin handle California elder abuse and nursing home abuse and neglect cases throughout the state of California, including elder abuse and nursing home negligence cases in Southern California cities and counties of Bakersfield, Barstow, Fresno, Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, Roseville, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Ventura, California. As elder abuse attorneys and nursing home abuse attorneys, we also handle elder abuse and nursing home abuse cases out of state on a case-by-case basis.
If you or a loved one thinks you may have been a victim of elder abuse, nursing home abuse or neglect, contact us immediately.
Our nursing home neglect attorneys and elder abuse lawyers handle cases throughout Santa Barbara County including nursing home neglect and elder abuse cases in Buellton, Carpinteria, Goleta, Guadalupe, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Solvang, San Luis Obispo.
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