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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:

  • Abbots Court

    Dementia, Older People

    Wingate Lane, Wheatley Hill, DH6 3LP

  • Craigmore House

    Learning disability

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

  • Barchester Hundens Park Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Hundens Lane, Darlington, DL1 1JF

  • Moorlands Residential Care Home

    Older People

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

  • Kings Court

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

    14 Market Place, Barnard Castle, DL12 8ND

  • Redworth House

    Dementia, Learning disability

    Byerley Road, Shildon, County Durham, DL4 1HQ

  • Beaconsfield Court Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    112 Galgate, Barnard Castle, DL12 8ES

  • Mental Health Care - Kimblesworth

    Mental health, Older People

    Elm Crescent, Kimblesworth, Chester-le-Street, DH2 3QP

  • Grosvenor Park Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Burnside Road, Darlington, DL1 4SU

  • Derwent Care

    Learning disability

    2 Benton Terrace, Stanley, DH9 0NT