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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:

  • Willow Green Care Home

    Dementia, Learning disability, Older People

    Eastborne Road, Darlington, DL1 4ER

  • Lyons Court Care Home

    Dementia, Learning disability, Mental health, Older People...

    Stones End, Evenwood, Bishop Auckland, DL14 9RE

  • Grampian House

    Older People, Physical disability

    Grampian Way, Peterlee, SR8 2LR

  • Craigarran Nursing Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Physical disability

    Cinnamon Drive, Trimdon, Trimdon Station, TS29 6NY

  • Riverside View Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Hutton Avenue, Darlington, DL1 1RW

  • Bewick House

    Learning disability

    86 Whinfield Road, Darlington, DL1 3HW

  • Rydal Care Home

    Dementia, Physical disability

    Rydal Road, Darlington, DL1 4BH

  • Bowes Court Care Home

    Dementia, Learning disability, Mental health, Physical disability...

    Stones End, Evenwood, Bishop Auckland, DL14 9RE

  • Darlington Manor Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    70 Falmer Road, Darlington, DL1 4AZ

  • Elderwood

    Dementia, Older People

    Westmoreland Street, Darlington, DL3 0FB