ITV Good Morning Britain’s Kate Garraway reveals touching moment between Derek and daughter Darcey as he drives home

ITV Good Morning Britain's Kate Garraway reveals touching moment between Derek and daughter Darcey as he drives home

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Kate Garraway has revealed an emotional moment between her daughter and husband Derek Draper after returning from hospital.
The Good Morning Britain presenter, 53, has spent thousands of dollars remodeling her north London home to facilitate Derek’s recovery.

Last Wednesday, Derek – who is the most suffering patient from Covid-19 in the UK – finally returned home in an ambulance more than a year after his contract. coronavirus and March 2020.

Now he will continue his recovery at home with 24 hour care, reports Mirror Online.

In Kate’s documentary Finding Derek, in which the TV star appeared last month, the presenter revealed that her home needs to be completely remodeled to help Derek recover.

She had installed a wheelchair lift and also had to undergo a huge clearance in order to create a downstairs bedroom among the many modifications to her home.

The family home in north London has been completely remodeled
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As a result, the mother-of-two reportedly spent thousands to transform the property and the ground floor of the homestead now offers a bedroom instead of the living room with a hospital bed and plenty of life saving equipment for Derek, 53 years old. .

Kate also recently revealed that she would sleep downstairs to be closer to her husband in the midst of his recovery.

The TV star also revealed that she has had an elevator installed to support her husband, who will use a wheelchair. The house also has an alarm system to help Derek communicate with the family.

Kate Garraway shared details of her home transformation in an ITV documentary titled Finding Derek
(Image: ITV)

At the time, Kate explained, “Right now, what we’re doing, we have an occupational therapist doing the layout of the house, looking to put in a damp room – basically, downstairs life. -of the road.

“He will either be on a stretcher or on a wheelchair. And they’re also trying to figure out how to put an elevator in the garden. “

This week, Kate spoke of a “crushing” first weekend with Derek back home.

Speaking to Susanna Reid on GMB, Kate explained that she was able to go to work because a caregiver was at home looking after Derek.

“We have to gradually make everything work,” Kate said on the show.

Derek has now been able to begin reconnecting with his children, Darcy, 15, and William, 11.

However, so far the family has only been able to celebrate small victories.

“We had some beautiful moments where [Derek] reacted to something Darcey said “Kate told Susanna.

She added: “I don’t want to hope too much. “

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