News from ACCORD

ACCORD delighted to announce our latest inspection results

ACCORD has received glowing feedback following its latest inspection by Healthcare Improvement Scotland, we are delighted to share with you all. During the unannounced inspection at the Hospice, inspectors assessed a number of quality indicators – with the hospice securing an ‘Exceptional’ rating in two of the three key areas. As well as achieving maximum

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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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Burns Supper 2022

Prepare to be entertained at the annual Burns Supper on Friday 14th January which will take place in the lovely surroundings of the Glynhill Hotel in Renfrew. We hope that you will consider joining ACCORD for all things Burns. You will are a three course Burns themed meal including the traditional haggis, neaps and tatties!

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Carol Service and Lunch 2021

You are invited to join us at our 31st Annual Christmas celebration of Readings and carols, venue to be confirmed, on Thursday 16th December 2021.   It is £5 to attend the Carol service and £25 for both Carol Service and Lunch which includes a 2 course traditional Turkey dinner.

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Light Up A Life 2021

This Christmas, you are invited to remember and celebrate the life of someone who is special to you, by sponsoring a star as part of the annual Light Up A Life Appeal. Click here to enter the online Light up a life appeal. The stars, dedicated by you in memory of a loved one, will

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ACCORD Firewalk

“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step” Brave the heat and bare your soles and raise money for ACCORD Hospice by taking part in our fire walk for the patients and families of Renfrewshire who need our care. The event is being ran by leading Firewalk experts – Firewalk Scotland! This

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Ladies Lunch 2021 with Michelle McManus

ACCORD Ladies Lunch with Michelle McManus THE NORMANDY HOTEL, RENFREW SUNDAY 31st October 2021   Always a highlight in the ACCORD Hospice events calendar – the Ladies Lunch returns! Our event begins with a glass of bubbly on arrival for all the ladies to enjoy. Our resident ACCORD DJ Shuggie Wuggie will be on hand

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Nora – This is your life

Nora took part in ‘This Is Your Life’ with ACCORD Zoom recently. We all enjoyed hearing about such a varied life and thought it should be heard. Nora has a phenomenal memory and many stories, this is just a snapshot. Thank you to both Beth for hosting and Nora for sharing. Early Life Nora was

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ACCORD Christmas Fayre

  Saturday 4th December 10am – 3pm Coats Paisley High St, Paisley PA1 2BA   Come along to the Coats, High street in Paisley on Saturday 4th December between 10am and 3pm and enjoy a wide range of stalls to suit all age groups. Visit Sheila and her volunteers at our shops and jewellery stall

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New Community Hub at ACCORD Hospice

It is a very exciting time to be part of ACCORD’s new developments. We have now established our Community Hub and within this area have created a new service – ‘ACCORD@Home’. The overall aim of this service is to support our community colleagues to ensure that the ever-changing care needs of people with a life-limiting

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Moving Forward at ACCORD

As the country reached level ‘0’ with regards to COVID restrictions, here at ACCORD we are also looking at how we can maintain safety as well as opening our doors wider to meet the needs of our patients, relatives and the general public who have supported our organisation . The measures we have taken already have

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Nora’s Story

In 2003 Nora left one the most senior managerial positions in a large local authority to return to her roots in Scotland with her husband Chris to obtain a better work life balance. This provided Nora with the time and opportunity to rediscover Scotland, sail the West Coast and Ireland, join several local social clubs, and enjoy

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