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Evans Head Community School students spreading Christmas joy

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Christmas cards delivered by Santa (Home Instead’s Regional Business Development Manager, Dave McCurdy) and Elves: Amelia from Evans Head Community School and sister Layla.

Each year Home Care provider Home Instead engages school children to spread the joy to nursing home residents by decorating Christmas cards with messages of love and support.

This year Home Instead decided to shake things up and include front line workers – nursing staff of Ballina District Hospital – who continue to work tirelessly during the pandemic.

Evans Head Community School students practised their letter writing to make more than 100 personalised Christmas cards for Coraki’s Baptist Care Nursing Home, and Ballina District Hospital.

Director Of Nursing Denise McCall, was in on the covert operation and managed to gather unsuspecting nursing staff at handover – not knowing that Santa was about to surprise them!


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