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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:

  • St Peters Court

    Dementia, Older People

    98 Church Bank Road, Wallsend, NE28 7LH

  • Briarwood

    Dementia, Mental health

    Whitmore Road, Blaydon-on-Tyne, NE21 4AN

  • Fairholme

    Mental health

    134-136 Beach Road, South Shields, NE33 2NG

  • The Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Farnham Road, South Shields, NE34 0JR

  • Brampton Court Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Wharrier Street, Walker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 3BR

  • Denecroft Residential Care Home

    Older People

    200 Newburn Road, Throckley, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE5 9AH

  • Pavilion Court

    Dementia, Older People

    Brieryside, Cowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE5 3AB

  • Kendal House Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    27-29 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay, NE26 1DP

  • St Annes Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    1-4 Rockcliffe, Whitley Bay, NE26 2BG

  • Alexandra Villa

    Dementia, Learning disability

    252 Alexandra Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 4ED