News from ACCORD

Desert Island Discs

We currently have a 3rd year Occupational Therapy student at the Hospice on a 10 week work placement. We asked him to write a short piece on a project  he has been working on with our patients based on the radio programme, Desert Island Discs.  Here it is Hello everyone! I’m Pete; a student Occupational

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Halloween Party at Day Therapy

There was lots of fun and games today at the annual Day Therapy Unit Halloween party when lots of patients, staff and volunteers joined in the fun.

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To Absent Friends 1st – 4th November 2016

From the 1st-4th November 2016, we will be participating in our annual event of “To Absent Friends”. For those of you who are not familiar with this event it takes part all across Scotland and gives people the opportunity to celebrate and to reminisce of those whom they have loved and lost. It has been

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Lottery Rollover

The ACCORD Hospice Lottery Rollover has reached a fantastic total of £2,000 for the Draw taking place on Friday 7th October.  If you wish to be in with a chance of winning then all you have to do is contact our Lottery Office on 0141 581 2020 and we shall be more than happy to

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Hospice Care Week

We will be taking part in this year’s Hospice Care Week which runs from 3rd -9th October. Watch this short promotional film to discover what we are all about:-  Hospice Care Week

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Annual Art Exhibition

This years art exhibition in the Anchor Mill Atrium has once again been a great success with over £8000 worth of sales, 40% of which comes to the Hospice. Thank you to all who came along to view and support our exhibition. For those of you that took part in the Paisley Buildings and landmarks

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Congratulations to our Freedom Trail Trekkers

We wish to congratulate our Freedom Trail Trekkers who successfully completed their challenge trekking in the Pyrenees and raising a fantastic £27,000 for ACCORD. Their route followed the Freedom Trail, or Chemin de la Liberté, one of the toughest WW2 escape routes. Our trekkers walked on remote trails, reaching 2522m before descending into Spain. Whenever the

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Rainbow Ramble 2016

Sunday 12th June 2016 saw the first ever Rainbow Ramble in aid of ACCORD Hospice. 150 plus participants and some 40 volunteers attended the event to raise money for vital specialist palliative care provided throughout Renfrewshire & East Renfrewshire. The Rainbow Ramblers began their day in their pristine white t-shirts, neon sunglasses with a Zumba

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The Eat Safe Award – Excellence in Food Hygiene

Congratulations to our hardworking Catering Staff who have received The Eat Safe Award. Allan, Caroline, Isabel  & Margaret work extremely hard preparing and serving nutritious meals in the Hospice. The Eat Safe Award provides an incentive to food businesses to strive for food hygiene and food safety management standards beyond those required by law. It

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St Mirren Youth Girls FC

A big thanks must go to the coaches and girls of St Mirren Youth Football team for organising their sponsored run around Barshaw Park. All the girls enjoyed the occasion and we are thrilled that they chose ACCORD to be the beneficiary of their participation. Return to all news stories

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