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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:

  • Tanglewood Mews

    Learning disability, Physical disability, Sensory impairment

    Tanglewood Mews, Wylam Road, Stanley, DH9 0EJ

  • The Grange

    Learning disability, Older People, Physical disability

    Redworth Road, Shildon, DL4 2JT

  • Howlish Hall Nursing and Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Howlish Hall, Coundon, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8ED

  • Clervaux Trust

    Learning disability, Mental health

    11 Abbey Road, Darlington, DL3 7RA

  • Barchester Hundens Park Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Hundens Lane, Darlington, DL1 1JF

  • Darlington Manor Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    70 Falmer Road, Darlington, DL1 4AZ

  • Parklands Nursing Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Station Road, Seaham, SR7 0AD

  • Hollyacre Bungalow

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Front Street, Sacriston, DH7 6AF

  • Grizedale

    Learning disability

    Pont Head Road, Leadgate, Consett, DH8 6EL

  • Peterlee Care Home

    Dementia, Learning disability, Older People

    Westcott Road, Peterlee, SR8 5JE