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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:

  • Clara House

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

    Front Street, Sacriston, DH7 6AF

  • Ann S Proctor House Care Home

    Learning disability

    23-24 Summerhill, Shotley Bridge, Consett, DH8 0NQ

  • Beauley Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Lumley New Road, Woodstone Village, Fence Houses, Fence Houses, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 6DN

  • Clervaux Trust

    Learning disability, Mental health

    11 Abbey Road, Darlington, DL3 7RA

  • Middleton Lodge

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Station Road, Middleton St George, Darlington, DL2 1JA

  • St Marys Convent Residential Home

    Older People

    Ebbchester, Consett, DH8 0QD

  • Cedar Court

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

    Portland Avenue, Seaham, SR7 8BT

  • Crosshill Nursing Home

    Physical disability

    2a Paragon Street, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 2NN

  • Hollyacre Bungalow

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Front Street, Sacriston, DH7 6AF

  • Woodham Lodge

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4PJ