Penumbra’s Short Break Service is based on Ellon Road in Aberdeen and provides guest house style short breaks for adults who live in Aberdeen or Aberdeenshire who are experiencing ongoing mental ill health. A short break typically lasts a week, however, the service is flexible and will cater to meet the needs of individuals if they a require a shorter or longer break (normally up to a maximum of 2 weeks at a time). We aim to provide a positive experience for each guest which is personalised, relaxing and provides a rewarding break that facilitates recovery and helps guests work towards outcomes they have identified.

Guests have the opportunity to pursue either their own activities or shared social and recreational activities with others, and we have a number of special activity weeks throughout the year. We offer people the space and time to reflect, and to develop problem solving techniques to encourage personal wellbeing.

For more information about short breaks in Aberdeen please contact:

T 01224 703 273


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