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Durham care homes and Durham nursing homes

Durham is the 19th largest county in England and the 23rd largest by population.The county town is Durham, although the town with the largest population is Darlington, which is best known for being the place where the world's first railway line was situated.

It is perhaps best known for having two of the best known examples of Norman architecture in England, with the castle and cathedral in the city of Durham. The city is also home to Durham University, one of the highest academically rated in the country, and also (although it is open to debate) the oldest university in the UK after Oxford and Cambridge. Much of its wealth came from the mining industry, particularly coal and lead.

As of the 2001 census there were 36,497 people aged over 70 living in the County of Durham, approximately 11.6% of the total population. Within the county there are 195 residential care and nursing care homes providing services for older people and people with learning disabilities.

Below is a full list of care homes, sheltered care homes, respite care homes and nursing homes in Durham:

  • Bannatyne Lodge Care Home

    Physical disability

    Manor Way, Peterlee, SR8 5SB

  • Beamish Residential Care Home

    Older People

    Old Vicarage, West Pelton, Stanley, DH9 6RT

  • Pretoria Court Complex Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Pretoria Court, Corbridge Road Medomsley, Medomsley, Consett, DH8 6QY

  • Craigarran Nursing Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Physical disability

    Cinnamon Drive, Trimdon, Trimdon Station, TS29 6NY

  • The Fields Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment

    123 Low Etherley, Bishop Auckland, DL14 0HA

  • Poplar Lodge

    Learning disability

    Wards End, Tow Law, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 4JS

  • Westholme

    Learning disability

    61 Station Road, Stanley, DH9 0JP

  • Crosshill Nursing Home

    Physical disability

    2a Paragon Street, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 2NN

  • Brockwell Court Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    9 Cobden Street, Consett, DH8 6AH

  • Stanley Park

    Dementia

    Wear Road, Stanley, DH9 6AH