California Elder Abuse Watchdog Exposes Government Complicity in Abuse

 

Senator Grassley says corrupt state nursing home inspectors overlook elder abuse

Unofficial, alternate U.S. Senate seal and U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), former chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, in the public domain. (Photo credits: U.S. Government and U.S. Senate via Wikimedia Commons)

Are you an elder abuse victim who has filed a nursing home abuse complaint with a California regulator, law enforcement agency, or probate court?

  • Have you filed an elder abuse complaint against a nursing home with a California licensing and regulatory agency, such as the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) Licensing and Certification Program, California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), and the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT)?
  • Have you filed a well-substantiated criminal elder abuse report with your local police, district attorney, or California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse (BMFEA)?

Has the mishandling of your elder abuse complaint by apathetic, biased, or corrupt California government officials victimized you a second time?

  • Did CDPH, BRN, or BVNPT investigators show obvious bias toward a wealthy, politically connected nursing home and then disregard or overlook overwhelming evidence you gave them substantiating your elder abuse complaint?
  • Did local law enforcement or BMFEA prosecutors tell you that your elder abuse report was a civil or state licensing matter not rising to the level of a crime and then fail to prosecute and hold accountable a powerful nursing home for egregious criminal elder abuse?

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Fails to Prosecute Criminal Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

California Attorney General Kamala Harris, the chief law enforcement officer for the people of California, is responsible for the Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse (BMFEA), which is part of her Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) Division of Law Enforcement. (Photo (right) credit: Office of Attorney General)

You are just one of many elder abuse victims who have been “victimized twice”

If officials from the California Department of Public Health, California Board of Registered Nursing, California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, local law enforcement, Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse, or the probate court have subjected you to any of the misconduct detailed on our website’s three misconduct sections (sec. 1, sec. 2, and sec. 3), you are not alone at Elder Abuse Exposed.com.

We’re an elder abuse advocacy and watchdog group that unites, empowers, and mobilizes

We’re a California-based, public-interest, elder abuse advocacy and watchdog group that unites, empowers, and mobilizes a network of informed citizens, elder advocates, government whistleblowers, demoralized law enforcement officers, and nursing home insiders.

Our multidisciplinary membership and growing network of associated members throughout the United States are committed to publicly exposing and reforming:

  • The California probate court system in which many apathetic, biased, or corrupt judges abandon their sacred duty to protect vulnerable elder abuse victims and thereby directly and indirectly facilitate further physical, psychological, and financial elder abuse.

California probate court judges, e.g., Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Richard Adler, fail to protect elder abuse victims

In the published case In re the Conservatorship of Kayle (2005) 134 Cal.App.4th 1, the California Second District Court of Appeal fully reversed and remanded Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Richard A. Adler‘s “abuse of discretion” and “improper” and “erroneous” order of dismissal of an elder abuse complaint brought under the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act, also known as the Elder Abuse Act or EADACPA (Welfare & Institutions Code § 15600 et seq.).

What you can do to reform California government’s broken and corrupted elder abuse prevention, reporting, and enforcement system

  1. Send us your hot tips and inside information on California government officials who fail to protect elder abuse victims, especially in wealthy, politically connected nursing homes.
  2. Send us your victim stories and primary source documents to be included on our website’s three victim stories sections dedicated to California licensing and regulatory agencies, California law enforcement agencies, and California probate court judges.
  3. Learn the disturbing secrets about California government officials who turn their backs on vulnerable elder abuse victims on our website’s three government misconduct sections dedicated to California licensing and regulatory agencies, California law enforcement agencies, and California probate court judges.
  4. Learn more about our approach to exposing and reforming California’s corrupted and broken nursing home inspection and complaint investigation process, law enforcement’s refusal to prosecute abusive nursing homes, and the probate court system’s misconduct in many elder abuse cases involving non-wealthy victims and affluent abusers.
  5. Report corrupt public officials in California to U.S. government and law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and United States Attorney’s Office.
  6. Contact influential news reporters who have demonstrated a commitment to senior issues, elder and dependent adult abuse, disability rights, long-term care, and licensing and regulatory agencies.
  7. Join forces with us and become united, informed, empowered, and mobilized.
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