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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:

  • Ashgate Cottage

    Learning disability

    14 Beresford Park, Sunderland, Tyne and Wesr, SR2 7JU

  • Ashton Grange Care Home

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

    St Lukes Road, Pallion, Sunderland, SR4 6QU

  • Cedar House Care Home

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

    3-4 The Cedars, Ashbrooke, Sunderland, SR2 7TW

  • Rosemount Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Sunningdale, West Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, NE25 9YF

  • Lilburn Lodge and Riverview Care Centre

    Dementia, Older People

    Lilburn Place, Southwick, Sunderland, SR5 2AF

  • Belle Vue House Nursing Home

    Dementia, Older People

    1 Stanmore Road, Heaton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 5SX

  • Belle Vue House

    Dementia, Older People

    1-3 Mowbray Close, Hendon, Sunderland, SR2 8JB

  • St Marys View

    Learning disability

    Brook Street, Whitley Bay, NE26 1AF

  • Meadowfield

    Learning disability

    61 Durham Road, Gateshead, NE8 4AP

  • Addison Court

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

    Wesley Grove, Crawcrook, Ryton, NE40 4EP