Cookies

Our site uses cookies so you have a better experience of the site and these Cookies are enabled. You are viewing the fully-optimised version of our website. If you continue, we take it that you consent to this – but if you want, you can change your settings at any time.

For more details, please read our Cookie Policy.

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:

  • The Meadows Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    New Road, Boldon Colliery, NE35 9DR

  • Willow Court Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Osbourne Gardens, North Shields, NE29 9AT

  • Real Life Options - 18 Bisley Drive

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

    18 Bisley Drive, South Shields, NE34 0PY

  • Carrdale

    Learning disability

    St Aidans Terrace, New Herrington, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 4LR

  • Brunswick House

    Dementia, Older People

    Brookside Avenue, Brunswick Village, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE13 7DP

  • Waverley Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Bewick Crescent, Lemington, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE15 8AX

  • Lifeways 4 McAnany Avenue

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

    4 McAnany Avenue, South Shields, NE34 0PJ

  • 3 Fenwick Close

    Learning disability

    3 Fenwick Close, Litchfield Road, Southwick, Sunderland, SR5 2AH

  • SJOG Hospitaller Service

    Learning disability

    The Eco Centre, Windmill Way, Hebburn, NE31 1SR

  • Milldene

    Mental health

    34 Field Street, Off Station Road, South Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 1RY