Covid-19: Bracknell couple's 'final meeting' in hospital

Elderly couple with coronavirus helped by hospital to say last goodbyes to each other

1/14/2021 5:47:00 PM

Elderly couple with coronavirus helped by hospital to say last goodbyes to each other

The couple, who both have coronavirus, were given 'precious' time together, their daughter says.

Gerry and Barbara Jarrett were admitted to hospital with Covid-19 two weeks agoAn elderly couple with coronavirus have been helped by a hospital to say their last goodbyes to each other after the wife's condition deteriorated.Gerry and Barbara Jarrett, from Bracknell, Berkshire, are in separate wards at Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey.

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Their daughter Chloe, who posted a picture of one reunion on Twitter, said her mother "looked to be at the end".She said her parents had "precious" extra time together thanks to the hospital's "incredible" efforts.Mrs Keljarrett said her 79-year-old father and mother, 76, who have been together for 50 years, were admitted to hospital with Covid-19 two weeks ago.

: "In the midst of a pandemic peak, staff (namely a consultant, a surgeon and a HCA) at FPH just made sure my dad saw my mum for what is likely the last time."She said another meeting happened on Wednesday when "mum looked to be at the end". headtopics.com

image copyrightFrimley Health NHS Foundation Trustimage captionFrimley Park Hospital said the reunions were the sort of "care that matters the most"She said: "Dad was wheeled in, crying, touched her hand and her eyes flew open. She was awake and bright and could talk.

"We got a precious extra hour or two before her breathing got worse again and got to say what we wanted."All thanks to the staff who made these meetings possible. In current times I just find that incredible."'Emotional limits'Mrs Keljarrett, a teacher at The Brakenhale School, said her father was "showing signs of improvement but has a very long journey to complete".

"He has a number of other health issues that will make recovery that bit trickier, but I have to remain positive that he will overcome this horrendous virus," she added.She said she had met hospital workers who were "pulling unexpected double shifts" due to short-staffing.

"How they are managing such compassion when they are stretched to their emotional and physical limits I do not know," she added.Responding to Mrs Keljarrett's Twitter post, the hospital wrote: "Our hearts go out to you and your family. headtopics.com

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"We are so glad that our staff managed to make this time just a little bit easier for you all."This truly is some of the care we give that matters the most." Read more: BBC News (UK) »

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I don’t need this, life is sad enough and every one is facing personal grief. Heart-wrenching Simon_Pegg I'm out... 😭🤦‍♀️😔💔 Truly heartbreaking 😢💔 Where was the vaccine, the old are unworthy, how awful , the NHS has not changed its biased attitudes towards the old. Thoughts and prayers to all those suffering. Please take care and presume everyone including yourself is infected. Don't put yourself and others at risk. Stay at home for a few months more and the virus will not spread.

So sad 😞 I wish me and my family would have been afforded this time last April when my mum lay dying alone. No goodbyes 💔 This is so heartbreaking This is incredibly sad and moving, god bless them. That’s the saddest thing I’ve seen today. CovidUK Heartbreaking ❤️ 😭 Dear GOD/JESUS/ALLAH/SHIV/VISHNU/Jade Emperor/ Ahura Mazda/Kami/Yahweh/Odin/Zeus/Perun/Buddha/etc., I kindly request you....not to send me at this planet next time...................

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Awww so sad 😭 xxx So very very sad. My heart goes out to them and the family. For those how have continuously ignored all the advice and been ignorant about Covid you are partly to blame. Hope you feel proud... So Sad😔 😢 Oh lord, this is sad 😞 .. this horrible virus .. Dear GOD/ALLAH/SHIV/etc., If death of someone is the biggest punishment for his/her family, friends & relatives.....then....could you please declare all the SIN and their corresponding punishment so that we can avoid such punishment in advance itself ?

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What can you say really 😢😢😢😢 so sad ,pleased they were allowed to say goodbye Heartbreaking 💔 Heartbreaking if this doesn't make you stay at home, and stop the unnecessary commute and hanging around the high streets, then you deserve to be Murdered. RIP RIP RIP RIP RIP Dear GOD/ALLAH/SHIV/etc., Could you please allow family & friends to get connected with the departed soul at other planet...at least in the audio form ?

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