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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:

  • Brancepeth Court

    Dementia, Learning disability, Physical disability

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

  • Shotley Park Residential Home

    Older People

    Shotley Park, Shotley Bridge, Consett, County Durham, DH8 0TJ

  • St Aidens Cottage

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Auton Style, Bearpark, Durham, DH7 7AA

  • Lindisfarne Court

    Learning disability

    1, 2, 3 Lindisfarne Court, Haughton, Darlington, DL1 2DZ

  • Beaconsfield Court Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    112 Galgate, Barnard Castle, DL12 8ES

  • Beechwood Residential Care Home

    Learning disability

    29 Queens Road, Blackhill, Consett, DH8 0BL

  • Pelton Grange Care Home

    Physical disability

    Front Street, Pelton, Chester-le-Street, DH2 1DD

  • Greenways Court

    Dementia, Older People

    Greenways Court, Delves Lane, Consett, DH8 7EE

  • Brockwell Court Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    9 Cobden Street, Consett, DH8 6AH

  • Eden Cottage Care Home

    Older People

    Eden Cottage Care Home, 37 Cobden Street, Darlington, DL1 4JF