Dalvenie Gardens respite flat

Dalvenie Gardens Resource Centre

Dalvenie Gardens is a modern, purpose built very sheltered housing complex in Banchory for older people and people with complex care needs.

We lease and furnish a flat at Dalvenie Gardens to provide a short break respite service so we can work out the need for this type of facility.

Respite Flat Living Room

The flat is self-contained and spacious. It has its own front door, giving you independence and privacy during your stay. It is attractively furnished and in the heart of the complex near the lounge and dining facilities.

The accommodation comprises:

  • Respite Flat Kitchenlounge
  • bedroom
  • shower room with basin and toilet
  • fully equipped kitchen, including microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle, crockery and cutlery

The flat is suitable for people with disabilities. There are also separate bathing facilities in the complex to cater for a range of needs. 

Facilities and support

The facilities and support available at Dalvenie Gardens include:

  • experienced staff
  • call bell system, if you need help
  • 24 hour emergency assistance
  • lunch, daily in the dining room
  • specialised day services 7 days per week
  • separate bathing facilities catering for a range of needs
  • laundry service
  • large spacious lounge and dining room overlooking landscaped gardens
  • social, recreational and educational activities

Additional support and care

Care arrangements will be planned before your arrival. If you live locally and already have a Home Carer, it may be possible for that same carer to provide your care while staying at Dalvenie Gardens. Assistance from Health Care staff can be arranged, if necessary.

Staff will help you and your family in carefully planning and organising the correct amount of support and care to make your stay at Dalvenie Gardens enjoyable and relaxing. 


There is a charge for using the flat. This is set at an affordable level to encourage individuals who need short break respite to make use of the facilities at Dalvenie Gardens. 

Contact us

If you are interested in short break respite at Dalvenie Gardens a Care Manager can visit to discuss your needs and make sure this service is appropriate. Staff can arrange for you to visit Dalvenie Gardens to look around the complex and the short break respite flat.

For more information or an informal chat please contact the Service Coordinator on 01330 820208.

Dalvenie Gardens Resource Centre
Raemoir Lane
AB31 5QY