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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:

  • Grosvenor Park Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Burnside Road, Darlington, DL1 4SU

  • Feild View Care Home

    Older People

    Hesleden Road, Blackhall, Hartlepool, TS27 4LH

  • Dean Lodge

    Learning disability

    Dean Road, Ferryhill, DL17 8AW

  • Oaklodge Care Home

    Older People

    Stockton Road, Haughton Le Skerne, Darlington, DL1 2RY

  • The Avenue

    Learning disability, Older People

    72 Bates Avenue, Cockerton, Darlington, DL3 0TU

  • The Grange

    Mental health

    Galbraith Terrace, Trimdon Grange, TS29 6EG

  • Beachcomber with Nursing Residential Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    12 North Road, Seaham, SR7 7AA

  • Birchwood Court

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

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

  • Darlington Manor Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    70 Falmer Road, Darlington, DL1 4AZ

  • West Lodge Care Homes

    Older People, Physical disability

    Peases West, Billy Row, Crook, DL15 9SY