What Is Residential Care Facility Abuse in CA?


Any type of elder abuse is unacceptable. If your loved one is encountering residential care facility abuse or any other form of abuse, our legal team can help you. Do not hesitate to reach out to our skilled California residential care facility abuse lawyer to discuss the details of your case and your options. Our legal team is on your side.

What are some common indications of residential care facility abuse?

It is unfortunate that residential care facility abuse can be seen in a number of different ways. Most of the time, residential facility abuse can be difficult to detect, especially when it is not occurring in the form of physical abuse. That is why it is essential that you are conscious of and keep an eye out for examples of abuse. Some of the most standard signs of abuse that our firm sees include the following:

  • Possessions or cash going missing
  • Bedsores
  • Unexplained cuts or bruises
  • Falls resulting in injury
  • Sudden changes in personality, or showing signs of fear seemingly irrationally

If you have noticed any of the above behaviors and symptoms, it is essential that you report it right away and consider your legal options. You can count on our firm to help you. Our legal team is on your side and is ready to fight for your and your loved one’s well-being. All you have to do is give us a call today.

What steps should I take if I suspect residential care facility abuse?

If you believe a loved one is encountering abuse in their residential care facility, you will want to report it to the relevant authorities and speak with a skilled California elder abuse lawyer. Our firm has the experience and knowledge required to evaluate the facts of the situation and determine the best course of action. If you detect that someone is in direct danger, it is essential that you report the incident, or incidents, of abuse to the police right away. By accomplishing this, you can make sure that the person is carried to safety and record the incident(s) of abuse. With that being said, you may also report abuse to the Long-Term Care Ombudsman CRISISline at 1-800-231-4024 or the California Department of Social Services at 1-844-538-8766. If you have any additional questions about residential care facility abuse cases or you think you may have one, our legal team is on your side and is willing to help you with whatever you are going through. Just give us a call today.

Contact our experienced California firm

Here at Cowdrey Jenkins, LLP, we have significant experience representing clients through a wide array of elder abuse matters, and we are prepared to assist you as well. Contact us today.