Elder Abuse Prevention

By Friends & Neighbors February 7, 2015 09:58

elder abuse preventionContact Adult Protective Services about suspected or actual elder abuse:

Alpine County: 1-888-755-8099

Amador County: (209) 223-6550, 1-844-835-3685

Calaveras County: (209) 754-6452, 1-800-464-4079 (after hours, call Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office, 209-754-6500)

Mariposa County: (209) 966-2000, (209) 966-7000

Tuolumne County: (209) 533-5717, (209) 533-4357

Stanislaus County: (209) 558-2637, 1-800-336-4316

 

To report suspected neglect or abuse in a nursing home or long-term care facility in Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa or Tuolumne counties:

Mother Lode LTC Ombudsman Program of Catholic Charities – Diocese of Stockton, (209) 532-7632.

To report suspected neglect or abuse in a nursing home or long-term care facility in other California counties or other states:

Visit theconsumervoice.org to find an Ombudsman, Citizen Advocacy Group (CAG) or other long-term care resources.

Read about the signs of elder abuse, in a flyer in English and Spanish provided by the Center for a Non Violent Community:

Red Flags for Abuse

Other resources:

Administration on Aging’s Eldercare Locator, eldercare.gov

Administration on Aging’s National Center on Elder Abuse, ncea.aoa.gov

National Adult Protective Services Association, napsa-now.org

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, preventelderabuse.org

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center, ltcombudsman.org

Nursing Home Abuse Center, nursinghomeabusecenter.com

By Friends & Neighbors February 7, 2015 09:58
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