News from ACCORD

Ryan thought of brave Mum every step

Ryan Ayr from Linwood, conquered the 26-mile Virtual Kiltwalk challenge alongside four of his best friends and is on track to raise a fantastic £16,000 for the Hospice – smashing their original fundraising target of £500. The team has raised over £7,000 and counting from generous family and friends, but their overall total is set

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Girls Night Out with Hopelessly Devoted to Dirty Dancing

*************NEW DATE FOR 2021 NOW AVAILABLE******************* We are delighted to announce that our Girls Night out with Hopelessly Devoted to Dirty Dancing has been rescheduled to 30th April 2021.   Back by popular demand the the fundraising team are delighted to launch this year’s girls night out! A night filled with music from Grease and

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Light Up a Life 2020

This Christmas, remember and celebrate the life of someone special by sponsoring a star.   Sadly, ACCORD cannot invite you to come into the beautiful Hospice grounds for our Annual Light Up a Life Service.  However, we know how important remembrance and reflection are and recognise that the service provides a great deal of comfort

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Zoom Call with Santa

Santa Claus is coming to ACCORD!! Zoom chat with Santa from the comfort of your own home for just £5. Your child will have 5 minutes zoom time with Santa, then receive a letter from Santa through the post. For just £5, gives you 5 minutes of magic with Santa. Bookings essential and spaces limited.

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Weekly Zoom by Ishbel Murdoch

We are still carrying out weekly Zoom Groups at Accord with enthusiastic participants. Recently we took part in a story telling zoom session called True/False Reveals where participants spun a story and we had to guess true or false. There were lots of good stories ranging from one of my legs is shorter than the

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Tuesday 20th October

As we hear of new restrictions in relation to Covid, note that here in the west, cinemas will be closed until the next review. In looking back this week, Cinemas will (if you will excuse the pun)  be in the spotlight……..reminds me of my appearance in Train Spotting 2….as the Director shouts “Lights/Camera and Action”.

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Q&As Tuesday 13 October

Questions What is the capital city of Afghanistan?   A. Zabul   B. Kabul   C. Kunduz What sort of creature is a Clydesdale?   A. Dog    B. Rabbit  C. Horse In which religion is ‘Nirvana’ an attainment of serenity?  A. Islam   B. Buddhism   C. Hinduism In mathematics what does RMS stand for?  A. Root-mean-Square   B. Root-maths-system    C. Random-memory-system

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Tuesday 13 October

As the nights get darker and temperatures begin to fall, having a think the other night about in todays UK, how lucky we are to have heating ‘on tap’ in our houses.  No matter where you lived in the late 50’s/early 60’s you could hear the call going rounds the streets every week with the

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ACCORD receive £120,000 cash boost

ACCORD has secured a vital cash boost of £120,000 from The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust. In these unprecedented times, the care team at ACCORD is doing everything possible to continue providing vital care for local people at the hospice and in their own homes. COVID-19 has caused illness and death but it has also

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Service of Remembering

This year our Service of Remembering is being held on Facebook. This is in line with the current restrictions we find ourselves in. We hope the service will still create the special space to honour and remember those we have loved and cared for. We invite you to join us at 3pm on Sunday the

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz – Week 25 Q&As

Questions The Femur is a bone located where in the body?   A. Thigh.  B. Ear C. Foot. In which sport is the Alfred Dunhill cup presented?  A. Golf  B. Boxing C. Swimming Nadia Comaneci the perfect young gymnast came from which country?  A. Ukraine   B. Romania    C. Bulgaria Who played Alf Garnett in Till

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