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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:

  • Westerleigh

    Dementia

    Scott Street, Stanley, DH9 8AD

  • Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home

    Older People

    15 Hexham Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7PU

  • The Manor House Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    87 Manor Road, Medomsley, Consett, DH8 6QN

  • Woodham Grange

    Learning disability

    Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4PJ

  • Church View

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

    Church Lane, Murton, Seaham, SR7 9PG

  • Abbots Court

    Dementia, Older People

    Wingate Lane, Wheatley Hill, DH6 3LP

  • Valdigarth

    Learning disability

    20 Granville Terrace, Wheatley Hill, DH6 3JQ

  • Cosin Lodge

    Learning disability

    Cambridge Avenue, Willington, Crook, DL15 0PW

  • Ashleigh House

    Dementia, Mental health

    460 North Road, Darlington, DL1 3AF

  • Lindisfarne Seaham

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

    King Edward Road, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7TY