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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The Big Christmas Shindig

The fundraising team are delighted to present the Big Christmas Shindig hosted by Steve McKenna. You will be entertained by Solo Musician Chris Suckel aka the Cartel, a range of magic from Scott Cuthbertson, some fun Party games with Steve and try your voices out with zoom Karaoke!!  All this from the comfort of your

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Light Up a Life 2020

CEREMONY UPDATE: *****UPDATE FOR OUR LIGHT UP A LIFE SERVICE****** Usually we would host our very special Light Up a Life Event at the Hospice, however this isn’t possible this year due to the ongoing pandemic. Light up a Life means so much to us at ACCORD, as well as to all our supporters, so

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Tuesday 1st December

Hello Quizzers, where has this year gone?  I can hear you say “down the drain” due to the Covid virus./  However it is looking like light at the end of the tunnel ( its NOT a train thundering down the track) but with a vaccine (with many options).  Around this time many moons ago, a

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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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Kathy Gray presents her music playlist

Recently Kathy presented her Music Playlist on Accord Day Therapy Zoom, we had a fun afternoon enjoying her choices and sharing some of our own. A Music Playlist consists of your top pieces of music in life and the stories behind them…it is really a life journey. Here is Kathy’s playlist, if only you could

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Q&As Tuesday 24th November

Questions What is the currency of Kenya?    A. Pound     B. Shilling    C. Dollar What were the targets of the Wallis bouncing bombs?   A. Factories    B.  Harbours   C. Dams Who wrote The Old Curiosity Shop?   A. Orwell    B. Keats   C. Dickens Which OZ Group had a hit with Down Under in 1983?   A. Men at Work  

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Tuesday 24th November

Hello quizzers and my theme this week is a tied in to somewhere you would wish to be at the current time…..a luscious green  island with clear water lagoons/coconuts and bags of sun….YES a desert island OR ( if you like Artic roll/Rhubarb and custard) could it be a dessert island?   When I was working

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Q&As Tuesday 17 November

Questions The UK’s most southerly city?    A.Truro          B. Exeter    C. Southampton Boy George starred as himself in the USA classic?     A, Will and Grace    B. Frasier   C. The A team Which cat was an international star before the emergence of Mickey Mouse?    A. Tom    B. Felix    C. Bagpuss Who is the chef male judge in

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz – Tuesday 17th December

This week, I was thinking back to school days and when the teacher used to bring out a large radio which was linked in to a UK national educational station piped to many classrooms throughout the UK.  If memory serves me correctly, the programmes came on in the morning and subjects ranged from history to

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