News from ACCORD

Bubble Rush 2018

Date: Sunday 6 May  Where: Bellahouston Park, Glasgow    The 5k course starts in a sea of bubbles and features four bubble stations along the route with cannons pumping out coloured foam to create a deep bubble bath. The course is family friendly, so you can run, jog, walk, dance or toddle through the foam. Pushchairs

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Christmas Raffle 2017

Thank you to the thousands of supporters who entered this year’s Christmas raffle. The winning ticket was drawn earlier today, and the lucky winner of the £1000 first prize is a gentleman from the Meikleriggs area of Paisley.

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Launch of Strategy 2017 – 2021

The ACCORD Hospice journey is progressing towards its 35th year of providing palliative care to patients and families affected by a life limiting illness. In order to develop and evolve, a successful organisation continuously needs to review its strategy. In an ever-changing landscape we need to be reflective and respond to patient need, external drivers

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‘Living with Cancer’- Kathleen’s Story

For the last nine weeks Emma, an Occupational Therapy Student on placement at ACCORD has been working with Kathleen, one of our service users in Day Therapy Unit. Kathleen and Emma have been working together to produce a pamphlet which chronicles Kathleen’s journey living with Cancer. Last Friday saw the launch of this heartfelt and

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ACCORD Shops Facebay Page

We have lots of new items of furniture for sale from our Paisley and Johnstone Home and Leisure shops. Why not check it out   https://www.facebook.com/groups/ACCORDShopsFacebay/    

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The Renfrewshire Health & Social Care Partnership held their annual staff awards – ‘Celebrating Success’. Caroline Killoran, one of our Clinical Nurse Specialists, who is part of a community project – WISeR Team, which comprises District Nurses, Social Care staff and Admin Staff, won the Integrated Working Award – we are very proud of Caroline

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Pebble Path

Pebble Path Accord Hospice is 35 years old this year and the people of Renfrewshire and surrounding areas have been central in growing the service to where we are today. In order to celebrate this important anniversary we are running a project that marks the development of each part of the Accord in a pebble

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Zurich Engineers volunteering

We were delighted to welcome 13 members of staff from Zurich Engineering to the Hospice last Friday. They were here to complete their annual day of volunteering and what a difference they have made to the attractiveness of our gardens and grounds. paths were weeded, railings were painted, shelters were stained and flower beds were

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Supporter’s Special Birthday at Saints!

We are most grateful to one of our supporters, Douglas Mill who organised his special birthday party at the Paisley 2021 Stadium last month and instead of presents, asked his friends to donate to ACCORD, and in the process raise the wonderful amount of £2043. Douglas planned the event in great detail with all of

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