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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:

  • Woodham Grange

    Learning disability

    Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4PJ

  • Cosin Lodge

    Learning disability

    Cambridge Avenue, Willington, Crook, DL15 0PW

  • Derwent Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Newcastle Road, Low Westwood, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE17 7PL

  • Dale House

    Learning disability

    Front Street, Dipton, Stanley, DH9 9DE

  • Clara House

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

    Front Street, Sacriston, DH7 6AF

  • Derby Crescent

    Learning disability

    16 Derby Crescent, Moorside, Consett, DH8 8DZ

  • Mendip House

    Older People, Physical disability

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

  • The Beeches Nursing and Residential Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Church Lane, Kelloe, DH6 4PT

  • 35-37 Portland Avenue

    Learning disability

    Deneside, Seaham, SR7 8AL

  • Grosvenor Park Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Burnside Road, Darlington, DL1 4SU