No. C074846.

12 Cal.App.5th 899 (2017)

ROBIN HUTCHESON et al., Plaintiffs and Respondents, v. ESKATON FOUNTAINWOOD LODGE et al., Defendants and Appellants.

Court of Appeals of California, Third District.

June 14, 2017.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Beach Cowdrey Owen, Thomas E. Beach and Darryl C. Hottinger for Defendants and Appellants.

Hanson Bridgett, James A. Napoli , Adam W. Hofmann and Rachel P. Zuraw for California Assisted Living Association as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Appellants.

Joanne Handy for LeadingAge California as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Appellants.

The Law Office and Edward P. Dudensing for Plaintiffs and Respondents.


This case turns on whether an attorney in fact who admitted her principal to a residential care facility for the elderly made a "health care" decision. If she did, as the trial court found, she acted outside the scope of her authority under the power of attorney, and the admission agreement she...

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