News from ACCORD

The ACCORD Staff Away Day

Earlier this week staff and volunteers from all aspects of ACCORD Hospice took the time out their busy schedules to sit down, have a chat and discuss on how to improve our services to the patients and families that we support each year. Our staff away day comprises of presentations from departments and discussion topics to help improve

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A Big Thank You!

Thanks to all our amazing volunteers and the generosity of both Rangers FC and Celtic FC fans, on Saturday 31st December, who helped raise a magnificent £1,933.90 from a collection at Ibrox.

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ACCORD Wish You a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Some of the staff, patients and carers got together to sing their tuneful rendition of ” We Wish You a Merry Christmas”                                                                  . .

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Day Therapy is delighted to launch their 2017 Calendar!

The calendar is a perfect example of the benefits of meaningful activity within ACCORD. Since September the service users have worked hard on producing some amazing paintings and photographs. Some have never painted before so unleashing this talent is a huge confidence boost to them, not to mention the sense of accomplishment and pride when

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Christmas Fayre – 3rd December Paisley Town Hall

We would like to thank everyone who supported this year’s Christmas Fayre and made it our most successful one to date. We are delighted to report that we raised just over £14,500 on the day. All of the stalls reported brisk business throughout the day, and it was nice for us to see that some

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The Illumination of Christmas Lights

This Christmas ACCORD Hospice invites you to sponsor a light in memory of a loved one or in honour of a friend or family member. The Illumination of our Christmas Lights will take place in the Hospice grounds on Friday 2nd December and we  invite you and your family and friends to join us for

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Support at Christmas Time

The patient and family support team at ACCORD understand that Christmas brings a different and unique challenge for those who are grieving from the loss of a loved one. We have produced the following leaflet that we hope may be of support. This leaflet is in not exhaustive and has come from the experience of

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Santa came early to witness the Sack Race!

Santa came to ACCORD Hospice yesterday to meet with some of the patients and their family members in the Inpatient Unit; lots of festive fun was had and both Sharon and Steven were delighted to make Santa’s acquaintance! While Santa was at ACCORD; he was asked to give the starting guns for the very first

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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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