Abused or Harmed at College Hospital in Cerritos, CA?

August 26, 2022

Were you or someone you know abused or harmed while hospitalized at College Hospital in Cerritos? Are they now in worse condition because of the experience?

Report it to Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR): https://www.cchrint-programs.org/acms/case/create

Your report is 100% confidential and CCHR may be able to assist you to take action. 

Abuse can take many forms:

  • Use of seclusion and restraint as punishment
  • Excessive use of physical/chemical restraint and seclusion
  • Rape, sexual assault, or sexual advances by hospital staff
  • Staff failure to protect you from another patient’s assault or intimidation
  • Neglect of your personal physical health issues
  • Forced drugging

Fraud may also be an issue and can take many forms:

  • Coerced hospitalization when you were not a danger to yourself or others
  • Psychiatrist visiting with you for 1-2 minutes but billing insurance for 15 or 30 minutes
  • Unsanitary conditions in sleeping rooms, bathrooms, and public areas
  • Group therapy (“groups”) which had no therapeutic value

Report it to CCHR: https://www.cchrint-programs.org/acms/case/create

Your report will be held in complete confidence.  


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