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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:

  • Craghall Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Matthew Bank, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 3RD

  • Donna Claire

    Physical disability

    6 Seaburn Terrace, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 8BZ

  • Wordsworth House (Newcastle)

    Learning disability, Older People

    Clayton Road, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 1TL

  • Eagle Cottages

    Learning disability

    1-2 Eagle Cottages, Monkton Lane, Monkton Village, Jarrow, NE32 5NN

  • Rosemount Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Sunningdale, West Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, NE25 9YF

  • Washington Lodge Care Home

    Dementia

    The Avenue, Washington, NE38 7LE

  • Woodland View

    Learning disability

    Sea View, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0GW

  • The Grove

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

    Birtley Lane, Birtley, Chester-le-Street, DH3 2PR

  • Charlton Court

    Older People

    Bristol Drive, Battle Hill, Wallsend, NE28 9RH

  • Blackwood Road

    Learning disability

    2 Blackwood Road, Town End Farm, Sunderland, SR5 4PG