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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:

  • Highfield House Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    17 Sycamore Terrace, Haswell, DH6 2AG

  • Wilton House Nursing Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Wilton drive, Darlington, DL3 9RE

  • Grizedale

    Learning disability

    Pont Head Road, Leadgate, Consett, DH8 6EL

  • Jack Dormand Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Fourth Street, Hordon, Peterlee, SR8 4LD

  • Epworth Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Front Street, Tanfield Lea, Stanley, DH9 9LX

  • Lindisfarne CLS Nursing

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

    Whitehill Park, Chester le Street, County Durham, DH2 2EP

  • Brockwell Court Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    9 Cobden Street, Consett, DH8 6AH

  • Stanley Park

    Dementia

    Wear Road, Stanley, DH9 6AH

  • Woodland Care Home

    Mental health

    28 Market Place, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7NP

  • Darlington Manor Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    70 Falmer Road, Darlington, DL1 4AZ