A 98-year-old woman, Ada Keating moves into Moss View care home in Liverpool to just look after her son, who […]
A 98-year-old woman, Ada Keating moves into Moss View care home in Liverpool to just look after her son, who is 80 years old.
She and her late husband Harry had four kid. Her son Tom worked as painter and decorator at HE Simm building services then he got retired. He started living at Moss View in 2016 because he needed help.
Ada and her son are unable to be separated and love each others company.
Ada said: “I say goodnight to Tom in his room every night and I’ll go and say good morning to him.
“I’ll tell him I’m coming down for breakfast.
“When I go out to the hairdressers he’ll look for me to see when I’m coming back.
“When I get back he’ll come to me with his arms outstretched and give me a big hug.
“You never stop being a mum.»
Tom said: “They’re very good here and I’m happy to see my mum more now she lives here.
“She’s very good at looking after me. Sometimes she’ll say ‘Behave yourself!’”
Ada’s granddaughter Debi Higham and other members of the family are regular visitors to the care home, and say they are happy Ada and Tom can be together again.
Care home manager Philip Daniels said: “It’s very touching to see the close relationship both Tom and Ada share and we are so pleased we were able to accommodate both of their needs.
“It’s very rare to see mothers and their children together in the same care home and we certainly want to make their time together as special as possible.”