There are many ways to report elder abuse in Sacramento if you happen to witness the atrocious act, or are a victim yourself.
You may report the elder abuse to:
- The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) – If the abuse happened in a nursing home, the CDSS may be one of the best places to contact. The CDSS will provide your report to the Ombudsman program for investigation of the abuse.
- Adult Protective Services (APS) – Adult protective services investigates elderly abuse that occurs at home, in hospitals, day-care facilities, and anywhere else outside of a nursing home. APS provides help to abuse & neglect victims in the entire state of California.
- Sacramento Law Enforcement – The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department has a special unit to investigate elderly abuse called the SEAB (Sexual Assault And Elder Abuse Bureau), specifically for the abuse of people that are older than 65.
Have more questions regarding elder abuse?
The Peck Law Group elder abuse attorneys have been helping victims of elder abuse in Sacramento and throughout California for over 45 years. Whether you’re simply reporting the abuse to the above aforementioned places, or are thinking about filing legal action, the Peck Law Group can help.
Call the Peck Law Group elder abuse & neglect attorneys today for your free case evaluation at (866) 999-9085 or fill out the contact form on our website.
About the Author
Attorney Adam Peck has been practicing law since 1981. A former successful business owner, Mr. Peck initially focused his legal career on business law. Within the first three years, after some colleagues and friend’s parents endured nursing home neglect and elder abuse, he continued his education to begin practicing elder law and nursing home abuse law.