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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:

  • Moorlands Residential Care Home

    Older People

    57-61 Stanhope Road North, Darlington, DL3 7AP

  • Church View

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

    Church Lane, Murton, Seaham, SR7 9PG

  • Ashley House Residential/EMI Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Thornley Road, Trimdon Station, TS29 6DA

  • 16 Tynedale Terrace

    Learning disability

    16 Tynedale Terrace, Annfield Plain, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 7UA

  • Howlish Hall Nursing and Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Howlish Hall, Coundon, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8ED

  • Jubilee House

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

    2 Kent Road, Moorside, Consett, DH8 8HN

  • St Helens Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Physical disability

    6 Manor Road, St Helens Auckland, Bishop Auckland, DL14 9DL

  • Hollyacre Bungalow

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Front Street, Sacriston, DH7 6AF

  • Fir Tree

    Learning disability

    37 Pearse Street, Darlington, DL1 4EX

  • Benamy Care

    Learning disability, Older People

    25 Candlish Terrace, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7BA