News from ACCORD

Virtual Challenges for ACCORD

There are lots of events that you can take part in to help raise funds and awareness for ACCORD! Sadly, due to the outbreak of Covid-19, we have cancelled all fundraising events though to the end of May, as well as closing all of our retail sites, so your help and support in raising funds

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Joining Forces with St Vincent’s

ST VINCENT’S AND ACCORD HOSPICES JOIN FORCES TO ENSURE CONTINUITY OF CARE St Vincent’s Hospice, Howwood and the ACCORD Hospice in Paisley have joined forces to ensure they can deliver a continuous level of care to families and the community in the wake of COVID-19 crisis. The hospices have come together to temporarily consolidate inpatient

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IT’S A KNOCKOUT 2020

WHEN – Saturday 21st March 2020 Where – Kelburne Cricket Club, Paisley Britain fell in love with the cult classic TV game show and now ACCORD supporters can try their hand at the team version! Think: Races in crazy giant suits. Sumo penguins. Inflatable hurdles. Wet sponges and king-size quantities of foam! Brilliant, competitive fun, It’s

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Coronavirus Update from ACCORD

The Coronavirus position is rapidly changing and we at ACCORD are working hard to respond to the current situation. Here’s what we are doing to ensure we respond to the needs of our patients, supporters, staff and volunteers. The best interests of our families, supporters, volunteers and staff will remain at the heart of everything

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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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