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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:

  • Jubilee House

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

    2 Kent Road, Moorside, Consett, DH8 8HN

  • Melbury House

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Mount Stewart Street, Dawdon, Seaham, SR7 7NG

  • Lumley Residential Home

    Dementia, Learning disability

    Portland House, Hall Lane, Willington, Willington, Crook, DL15 0PW

  • Orchard House

    Learning disability

    Maureen Terrace, Seaham, SR7 7SN

  • Lawreth

    Learning disability

    267 Station Road, Seaham, SR7 0BG

  • Rose Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Carers Way, Cobblers Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4SE

  • Stoneleigh Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Durham Road, Annfield Plain, Stanley, DH9 7XH

  • Feryemount Residential Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    North Street, Ferryhill, DL17 8HX

  • St Aidan Lodge Residential Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Front Street, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5BL

  • The Grange

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Whinbush Way, Darlington, DL1 3PT