Citrus Heights, California

Welcome to the Citrus Heights website for the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi. We are a team of attorneys that specialize in elder abuse and nursing home neglect. We passionately fight for those whom have suffered from injustices in a long-term care facility. We hope you find this page useful in learning more about nursing home neglect and elder abuse.

Citrus Heights is a city in Sacramento County that neighbors Sacramento and Roseville. It was first incorporated in 1997, making it the fifth city in Sacramento County. The city’s population is currently about 84,345, 13% of which are 65 years or older. Citrus Heights has a booming retail and service sector. The city is also a great place for families. As of now, Citrus Heights has ten elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools. The family oriented city has neighborhood associations, composed of volunteers, that work towards building stronger communities throughout the city. As of now, there is one nursing home and two assisted living facilities in Citrus Heights.

One of the biggest issues for elderly at long term care facilities are falls and the injuries that accompany them. Often, many elderly patients at these facilities are considered a “fall risk”. Due to this, long-term care facilities are responsible for having the appropriate policies and preventative measures to decrease the fall risk of these residents. Preventative measures such as side rails, bed padding, bed alarms, and restraints are a handful of the interventions that could be used to protect older residents who are susceptible to falls.

Aside from physical preventive tools, there are other ways to ensure residents safety in terms of fall risk. Preventative programs that adequately train staff of these long-term care facilities on the needs of their residents are a powerful tool in reducing the number of falls that occur. By training care staff to be alert and aware of patient’s conditions and medications, they can distinguish those who are at a higher fall risk and provide the care that they require. Along the same lines, having sufficient staff is also a way in which nursing homes and assisted living facilities can prevent falls from occurring. Frequently, falls occur because residents are left unattended in their beds or wheelchairs. Having sufficient staff to keep a watchful eye on residents whose conditions leave them at an increased risk of falls is one of the strongest preventative measures. When a facility is understaffed, residents who require additional care are left alone longer than they should be and they suffer because of it. Many times, falls result in broken hips or bones that could create greater complications in patients with preexisting conditions.

If you or a loved one have experienced a recent fall while at a long-term care facility or have been injured by any other type of nursing home abuse or neglect, contact the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi. Our team will provide you with a free consultation to try and meet your needs. If you cannot come to us, we will go to you.

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Ben Yeroushalmi accepted my case with much understanding and patience. He went above and beyond with the defense lawyers to reach a fair settlement. He explained the complete case process (as I had never filed a case with anyone) Ben kept my sister and I notified of every email or correspondence he had with the opposing council. Gloria
Ben is an outstanding litigator, and human being. He took on our case, as if it was his own. He paid close attention to details. His guidance was invaluable. He was very clear and concise, in explaining all potential scenarios to us. He spoke eloquently, and straight to the point at all times. Ben is a true professional, with a passion for his craft. Anonymous review
I had a heartfelt and memorable experience with Ben , very genuine and I can tell he loves what he does. His determination shows beautifully and it is amazing. In my opinion it is very rare you find people who love what they're doing and it shows. Not wanting to get religious on an review but, God introduced me to Ben for a reason. Summer
Ben was wonderful. He took our case when no one else was interested or wanted way to much money. We would highly recommend Ben because he really listens and takes your situation into consideration. We settled our case and we were only unhappy with one thing and that was the confidentiality clause but that was not Ben's fault it came with the deal. June
All around GREAT experienced under the circumstances. Special thanks to Devon Wright she did exceptional work for our case. Anonymous review
Mr Yeroushalmi was our lawyer for a case involving my mother who was a victim of elderly abuse while in a nursing home. He and his team did an excellent job. My mother was able to live comfortably for the remaining years of her life due to the results of our case. I highly recommend Mr Ben Yeroushalmi. Danny
Mr. Yeroushalmi had provided his legal services for my father's medical injury case. Through mr. Yeroushlmi's excellent services, my family could make informed decisions during the entire course of legal proceedings. Thanks for the professional and responsive services. I strongly recommend Mr. Yeroushimi as your legal advisior. He is the one you can rely on. Thanks. Samuel
Mr. Yeroushalmi provide excellent representation After my husband passed away from complications due to Alzheimer's. It was a complex case and I was always informed of the progression of the case. The office staff offers the personal touch and patience with my constant phone calls and questions. I highly recommend Ben and his staff if you are looking for an aggressive attorney with high ethics and great attention to details. Terry
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