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Tyne and Wear care homes and Tyne and Wear nursing homes

Tyne & Wear is the 44th largest county in England yet is the 13th largest by population. This largely because it is made up of the five heavily populated metropolitan boroughs of North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead and Sunderland, all formerly parts of the counties of Durham and Northumberland.

Economically this area was in the doldrums for many years after the decline of the mining and shipping industries but in recent years there has been a largely successful regeneration which can be most obviously seen in the redevelopment of the run down former factories and warehouses along the Tyne in Newcastle and Gateshead.

To many people in the rest of the UK the area is known for the intense local rivalries between the towns, as exemplified by the partisan support for the local football teams.

As of the 2001 census there were 128,190 people aged over 70 living in the Tyne and Wear area, approximately 11.9% of the total population. Within the county there are 343 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 Tyne & Wear:

  • Rosemount Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Sunningdale, West Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, NE25 9YF

  • Lindisfarne Crawcrook

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

    Kepier Chare, Crawcrook, Ryton, NE40 4TS

  • Harehills Resource Centre

    Older People

    Burnfoot Way, Montagu Estate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 4TL

  • Glenbrooke House

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Chowdene Bank, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6JE

  • Adey Gardens Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    South Street, Newbottle, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 4EH

  • Orchard Mews Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Sensory impairment

    Bentinck Road, Benwell, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE4 6UX

  • Springfield House Care Home

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

    Springfield House, Bunker Hill, Philadelphia, DH4 4TN

  • Philip Cussins House

    Older People

    33 Linden Road, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 4EY

  • St Marks Nursing Home

    Physical disability

    145 Hylton Road, Millfield, Sunderland, SR4 7YQ

  • The Bradbury Centre

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

    Darrell Street, Brunswick Village, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE13 7DS