3rd Party access to Bank Account

I have 3rd party access to an elderly gentleman's bank account who struggles to get into the bank and withdraw cash. He is able to make financial decisions so POA not required. His bank is now removing the 3rd party request as it is only supposed to be "temporary". Has anyone else come across this time limitation and was the only option to switch banks and start again. I know some banks offer "carer cards" but these can be limited to smaller amount of withdrawals. Thanks


  • Brie
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    edited 11 September at 5:34PM
    I've had 3rd party authority of MiL's NatWest account for 5 years.  Shouldn't have any more as she died last year but there was nothing left in the account by then so I haven't bothered to do anything.  No doubt I should have if only to stop post being sent to her/us. 
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    I was a signatory on my Dad's account, he was a signatory on mine. We just went in the bank and signed some forms.
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