“The children and I communicate with him every day on FaceTime, while a nurse holds his iPad.”
Kate revealed she has been told by doctors to return to work to provide structure and a routine for their children Darcey and Billy.
She told Hello! magazine: “I have to get on with life whilst we are waiting for him to get better.
“They’ve told me that I need to go back to work and create a routine in our lives again.
“The children and Derek are all I’ve thought about and they’re the most important people in my life, but I must create structure and normality for the children.”
Good Morning Britain airs weekdays on ITV at 6am.