News from ACCORD

Linda smashes her target for Hospice Care!

Linda Stark, 61, from successfully completed her own personal challenge of running the Edinburgh Marathon. Due to restrictions in place for the Pandemic, this had to be done virtually – but that didn’t stop Linda! “I’m 61, on my own and no children. I was widowed at 31 (Drew had a sudden and fatal heart

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‘I Remember’

‘I remember’: Scottish  Covid Memorial, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow Alec Finlay (artist) & Lucy Richards (designer) The memorial will honour lost loved ones and recognise the impact of the pandemic upon us all, helping to shape a culture of recuperation.  During summer 2021 we are preparing to co-create a national memorial – an artwork in Pollok Park, online publication, and installations at

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Hummus by Zoom!

Today we had another non-cook cooking session on Zoom, this time healthy Hummus. The demonstration was ably given by Joyce…such a professional and the judge on the best end product was Susan. Hummus is a bit of a work out when done by hand, no electronic gadgets to help here, just pure elbow grease! And

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This is your life – ACCORD Volunteer Lawrence

Lawrence Gilgallon, Volunteer Extraordinaire with the Hospice was recently interviewed on Zoom by Ian Low for ACCORD’s ‘This is Your Life’. Here is a summary of what was a very thoughtful and entertaining afternoon with many thanks to both Ian and Lawrence. Born in “Kelvingrove”….ohhh get me…in June 1954 (No! I hear you say) and

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New Service to provide Hospice Care at Home

In the coming months, ACCORD will introduce a new service that will take the essence of hospice care out to people in their own homes. The service will be known as ACCORD@Home and will focus on 3 things. Helping discharge people home from the Hospice who wish to spend the end of their life at

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz – Q&As Tuesday 6 April

Questions What sort of creature is a Bittern?      A. Insect     B. Mammal    C.  Bird What is the German town of Meissen famous for?   A.  Beer   B. Porcelain    C.  Cars Which airport is the subject of an ITV series?     A. Manchester    B. Gatwick   C. Heathrow The original name of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam?   A.

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Tuesday 6th April 2021

What sort of creature is a Bittern?      A. Insect     B. Mammal    C.  Bird What is the German town of Meissen famous for?   A.  Beer   B. Porcelain    C.  Cars Which airport is the subject of an ITV series?     A. Manchester    B. Gatwick   C. Heathrow The original name of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam?   A. Saigon  

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Day Therapy Unit Q&As Tuesday 30 March

Questions Who from the Tv show Groundforce is joining Homes Under The Hammer?   A. Alan Titchmarsh    B. Tommy Walsh   C. Charlie Dimmock In which year was the Lockerbie aircraft disaster?   A. 1988    B.  1982   C. 1991 Which actor played Robert McCall in the Equalizer?   A.  Roger Moore   B.  Dudley Moore   C. Edward Woodward Of which

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Tuesday 30 March

Who from the Tv show Groundforce is joining Homes Under The Hammer?   A. Alan Titchmarsh    B. Tommy Walsh   C. Charlie Dimmock In which year was the Lockerbie aircraft disaster?   A. 1988    B.  1982   C. 1991 Which actor played Robert McCall in the Equalizer?   A.  Roger Moore   B.  Dudley Moore   C. Edward Woodward Of which fruit

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