Tag Archives: sexual abuse

Deficiencies in assisted living homes to be addressed

This is an update to a previous blog post. In response to a three-part series by The San Diego Union Tribune, lawmakers have pledged to take action and ramp up efforts so the area’s assisted living home do not fall short. The findings from the investigation, which was done by the U-T in conjunction with … Read More

Elder abuse is rarely investigated

Elder abuse and sexual assault are rarely investigated at assisted living homes in California. There are about 12,000 complaints each year, but members of law enforcement have referred only 82 to state prosecutors as cases since 2002. This raises serious issues concerning the integrity of the Department of Social Services and their regulatory system. At the … Read More