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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:

  • Lindisfarne Ouston

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

    Front Street, Ouston, Chester-le-Street, DH2 1QW

  • Lindisfarne Court

    Learning disability

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

  • 30 High Barn Road

    Older People

    30 High Barn, School Aycliffe, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6QN

  • St Marys Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Church Chare, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3PZ

  • The Village Nursing Home

    Older People

    Wellfield Road, Murton, Seaham, SR7 9HN

  • Craigmore House

    Learning disability

    49-51 Bede Road, Barnard Castle, DL12 8HB

  • Clara House

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

    Front Street, Sacriston, DH7 6AF

  • Abbots Court

    Dementia, Older People

    Wingate Lane, Wheatley Hill, DH6 3LP

  • Resolve

    Learning disability, Mental health

    Low House, Binchester Lane Ends, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8AW

  • Derwent Care

    Learning disability

    2 Benton Terrace, Stanley, DH9 0NT