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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:

  • The Manor House Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    87 Manor Road, Medomsley, Consett, DH8 6QN

  • Church View

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

    Church Lane, Murton, Seaham, SR7 9PG

  • Beechwood Residential Care Home

    Learning disability

    29 Queens Road, Blackhill, Consett, DH8 0BL

  • Westholme

    Learning disability

    61 Station Road, Stanley, DH9 0JP

  • The Manor House Barnard Castle

    Dementia, Older People

    John Street, Barnard Castle, DL12 8ET

  • Fourways

    Learning disability

    4 Benton Terrace, Stanley, DH9 0NT

  • Middleton Hall Retirement Village

    Older People

    Middleton Hall Limited, Middleton St George, Darlington, DL2 1HA

  • The Avenue

    Learning disability, Older People

    72 Bates Avenue, Cockerton, Darlington, DL3 0TU

  • Brandon Lodge Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Commercial Street, Brandon, Durham, DH7 8PH

  • Pretoria Court Complex Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Pretoria Court, Corbridge Road Medomsley, Medomsley, Consett, DH8 6QY