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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

  • Derby Crescent

    Learning disability

    16 Derby Crescent, Moorside, Consett, DH8 8DZ

  • Springfield Lodge Nursing Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    North Street, West Rainton, DH4 6NU

  • Durham House Residential Care

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Mains Park Road, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3PU

  • Tanglewood Mews

    Learning disability, Physical disability, Sensory impairment

    Tanglewood Mews, Wylam Road, Stanley, DH9 0EJ

  • The Avenue

    Learning disability, Older People

    72 Bates Avenue, Cockerton, Darlington, DL3 0TU

  • The Manor House Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    87 Manor Road, Medomsley, Consett, DH8 6QN

  • The Grange

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Whinbush Way, Darlington, DL1 3PT

  • Greenways Court

    Dementia, Older People

    Greenways Court, Delves Lane, Consett, DH8 7EE

  • Bowes Court Care Home

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

    Stones End, Evenwood, Bishop Auckland, DL14 9RE