News from ACCORD

Guidance on visiting the Hospice

Whilst the risk to individuals remains low, we take the well being of those using or working in the Hospice seriously and appreciate your support in following the current guidance There are a number of risks posed by CoronaVirus that everyone will need to be aware of, and it is important to remember that the

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Richard’s Story…

I have decided to take part in the Kiltwalk this year in memory of my mum and to support ACCORD Hospice. I am so grateful to all the team at ACCORD, for all the support they gave my mum and continue to give the family and I. They really are a vital local service and

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Learning to Live with Grief – Booklet

As part of ACCORD’s ongoing support of families we have now developed a bereavement booklet “Learning to Live with Grief”. This booklet honours all the families who have shared their grief with us, their emotion, and their struggles. While grief is a natural response to someone in our life dying, it is patience and understanding

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Coping with Grief on Valentines

Valentine’s Day can be a beautiful opportunity to celebrate your relationships, whether your loved ones are here with you or whether they have been gone for some time. For those who are grieving the loss of a spouse or loved one, Valentine’s Day can be a particularly difficult time. But Valentine’s Day can also be

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a SMART appointment for ACCORD

With the imminent retirement of Helen Simpson, ACCORD Hospice has appointed a new CEO. ACCORD Hospice has been under the leadership of Helen Simpson for 18 years, during which the Hospice’s services have grown and evolved, the increasing complexities of patients life-limiting illnesses have been looked after, and the charity’s finances are in a healthy

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The Kiltwalk 2020

Sunday 26 April 2020 Glasgow 2019 was the BIGGEST EVER Kiltwalk! Thirteen thousand Kiltwalk Heroes supported over 700 charities all over Scotland, in what was an unforgettable day in Glasgow.  We want YOU to support the Hospice this year, get involved, get those walking shoes looked out and you can make a real difference to

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A message from Chairman

A As I reflect on the opportunities and challenges of the past 2 years since we implemented our updated strategy, I am struck by two things: how the hospice’s heart has always been in the right place and how collaborative you all have been in moving ACCORD forward. This has been evident in the response

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Glasgow Freight Club supports the Hospice

Glasgow Freight Club in partnership with KC Group Shipping recently held a fundraising lunch in memory of late Managing Director Mr Raymond Clarkson. The lunch was held in Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow on 17 May, with over 100 guests attending the inaugural “Raymond Clarkson May Lunch”. Friends, colleagues and business partners were entertained by award-winning

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ACCORD Ladies Lunch

ACCORD Ladies Lunch with Edward Reid THE NORMANDY HOTEL, RENFREW SUNDAY 20th OCTOBER 2019   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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Day Therapy Unit – Wednesday Wishes

Drumroll Please………… The staff of the Day Therapy Unit are excited to launch a brand new service called “Wednesday Wishes”. This service will enable patients who are currently known to ACCORD to fulfil a particular goal or wish, This may be in the form of a simple day to day activity or a day out

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