News from ACCORD

Day Therapy Unit Quiz 19 – Tuesday 11th August

Another week, another fantastic, challenging Quiz for you to tackle and get the grey matter ‘exercising’. Yesterday we heard that Newsround was being cut back on the BBC.  What you may not know is that in line with Blue Peter, both programmes have been transferred to the CBBC channel.  In the old days, we only

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Week 17 – Tuesday 28th July Q&As

Hello Quizzers and here we go for another week of brain teasers. In the current lockdown with Covid restrictions, not too many new Tv shows and plenty of repeats (more of this in future preambles.  However this week was thinking about some TV imports from the USA in the 1950’s and 1960’s.  The earliest show

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Week 16 – 21st July

Hello Quizzers, changing tact this week in my ‘opening’ and taking you back to children’s TV in the 1960’s.  We only had 2 channels growing up and if my memory serves me correctly, STV was number 10 on the dial.  I would suspect that most of our parents rented their machines from DER or Radio

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ACCORD Impact Report

Please click here if you would like to look at the latest ‘Impact Report’ for ACCORD Hospice, we hope this gives you an insight on all the things we have achieved in the last year because of the help and support the community around us gives us. You made this happen, you made an impact

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Day Therapy Unit Quiz Week 15 – 15th July

Answers below Hello Quizzers , preparing for this weeks ‘challenge’, delved in to the old grey matter and remembered another classic from yesteryear……Top of the Form which ran from 1962 until 1975.  The programme had contestants from Grammar schools throughout the UK and our own Paisley Grammar, got through to the finals in 1976.  The

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ACCORD Hospice continues to put life into days

For the past 25 years the community of Renfrewshire as a whole has supported our organisation financially and physically to continue to put life into the days of all the patients and families we care for. Brian Hunter (Clinical Services Manager at ACCORD) wanted to clarify that the restrictions associated with Covid 19 has not

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ACCORD prepares to re-open its Store and Shops

ACCORD is delighted to advise that it intends to re-open its Store and shops on a phased basis starting on 13 July. The plan is to open the flagship Store on Glasgow Road and the shops in the Paisley Centre on that date. The other shops in Johnstone, Renfrew and Barrhead at on Causeyside Street

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Thank you St Vincent’s Staff!

We want to thank all our nursing friends from St Vincent’s who have joined in collaboration with us over the past few months during the pandemic. The merging of both nursing units was seamless with both teams sharing and  learning from each other and making friendships that will now last forever.❤ As a thank you

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Bereavement Support Volunteers

Written by Joy Elliot – Patient and Family Support at ACCORD Hospice I write this with great gratitude for how the Bereavement Support Volunteers support the bereavement service at ACCORD. The volunteers that are part of our team are invaluable in their commitment and how willingly they give their time to the service. The time

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ACCORD Bake Off

Entry now closed. Thank you.   fundraising team are delighted to be holding a virtual Bake Off! All you need to do is create your bake, then send in a picture of your bake to the fundraising team by Friday 5th June at Midday. All entries will then be judged and the final 3 will

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