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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:

  • Rose Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Carers Way, Cobblers Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4SE

  • Grizedale

    Learning disability

    Pont Head Road, Leadgate, Consett, DH8 6EL

  • Birchwood Court

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Seaside Lane, Easington Colliery, Peterlee, Durham, SR8 3XZ

  • Rosemount Home

    Older People

    79 Medomsley Road, Consett, DH8 5HN

  • The Manor House Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    87 Manor Road, Medomsley, Consett, DH8 6QN

  • Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home

    Older People

    15 Hexham Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7PU

  • Brancepeth Court

    Dementia, Learning disability, Physical disability

    Portland House, Hall Lane, Willington, Willington, Crook, DL15 0PW

  • Benamy Care

    Learning disability, Older People

    25 Candlish Terrace, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7BA

  • Mendip House

    Older People, Physical disability

    West Lane, Chester-le-Street, DH2 3AS

  • Beaconsfield Court Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    112 Galgate, Barnard Castle, DL12 8ES