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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:

  • Etherley Lodge Residential Home

    Dementia, Mental health

    Off Rudland Way, Low Etherley, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 0HD

  • Middleton St George Healthcare

    Mental health

    24 Station Road, Darlington, DL3 6SU

  • Dean Lodge

    Learning disability

    Dean Road, Ferryhill, DL17 8AW

  • Bewick House

    Learning disability

    86 Whinfield Road, Darlington, DL1 3HW

  • Bowes Court Care Home

    Dementia, Learning disability, Mental health, Physical disability...

    Stones End, Evenwood, Bishop Auckland, DL14 9RE

  • Pelton Grange Care Home

    Physical disability

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

  • The Lawns Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Ridsdale Street, Darlington, DL1 4EG

  • Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home

    Older People

    15 Hexham Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7PU

  • Beachcomber with Nursing Residential Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    12 North Road, Seaham, SR7 7AA

  • Belchford

    Learning disability

    Hesleden Road, Hesleden, Hartlepool, TS27 4PB