My mom wants to come home, but her Power of attorney wants to keep her in a Nursing Home The Doc said it was ok so what can i do
Indianapolis, IN |
My mom is able to speak for herself, but her power of attorney don't want her home even though that's my mom request and she has a husband thats able to take care of her at home . Can a power of attorney really over rule my mom?
If your mother is competent, then no, she cannot be overruled by her agent. The agent can act on behalf of your mother, but cannot prevent her from acting on her own behalf. If your mother has been declared incapacitated, however, then she may lose the right to decide on her own, at which point, the agent would then be in charge, pending possible recovery of your mother.
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