News from ACCORD

Hannah’s Birthday Story at ACCORD

In the middle of April this year we admitted Alison (Hannah’s mum) into our Inpatient unit. Alison had been diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2016 which she bravely fought with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. While wearing her ‘Wonder Woman’ tiara she was given the great news that she had overcome her cancer and was in remission.

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Rainbows of Remembering Service

Our Service of Remembering will be held on Sunday the 3rd of October at 3pm. Due to the ongoing situation with Covid 19 we have taken the decision to once again hold the service in a virtual way. Our Remembering Service is always an important time for ACCORD and while this year we cannot all

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Annual Art Exhibition

We are delighted to once again be hosting our Annual Art Exhibition in the ACCORD Hospice Resource Centre. The exhibition will be open weekdays, 10am – 8pm and weekends, 12pm – 4pm. There will be wide variety of original paintings on sale from around 60 local artists. Entry to the exhibition is free, donations always

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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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This year, we are delighted to be hosting the ACCORD Hospice Annual golf day at Elderslie Golf Club, bringing the event to a more local setting. As with all events at the moment, we will be following Covid protocol as required.   The format is as follows;   Full use of club facilities Tea/coffee and

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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 Friday 10th September 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

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Linda smashes her target for Hospice Care!

Linda Stark, 61, from successfully completed her own personal challenge of running the Edinburgh Marathon. Due to restrictions in place for the Pandemic, this had to be done virtually – but that didn’t stop Linda! “I’m 61, on my own and no children. I was widowed at 31 (Drew had a sudden and fatal heart

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‘I Remember’

‘I remember’: Scottish  Covid Memorial, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow Alec Finlay (artist) & Lucy Richards (designer) The memorial will honour lost loved ones and recognise the impact of the pandemic upon us all, helping to shape a culture of recuperation.  During summer 2021 we are preparing to co-create a national memorial – an artwork in Pollok Park, online publication, and installations at

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Hummus by Zoom!

Today we had another non-cook cooking session on Zoom, this time healthy Hummus. The demonstration was ably given by Joyce…such a professional and the judge on the best end product was Susan. Hummus is a bit of a work out when done by hand, no electronic gadgets to help here, just pure elbow grease! And

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