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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:

  • Abbeyfield Residential Home

    Older People

    40 The Grove, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 1NH

  • Finchley House

    Learning disability

    57 Brandling Street, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 0LP

  • Park House

    Alcohol dependence, Drug dependence, Learning disability, Mental health...

    72 Bewick Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 1RS

  • Ashbourne Lodge Care Home

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

    The Cedars, Ashbrooke, Sunderland, SR2 7TW

  • Hillfield

    Older People

    Grainger Park Road, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE4 8RR

  • 62 Clayton Road

    Learning disability

    Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 1TL

  • Hebburn Court Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    The Old Vicarage, Whitty Avenue, Hebburn, NE31 2SE

  • Northbourne

    Learning disability

    1 Northbourne Bungalow, Durham Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5AR

  • Rosehill

    Learning disability

    31 Thornholme Road, Sunderland, SR2 7JX

  • Sycamore Drive

    Dementia, Older People

    9 Sycamore Drive, Carley Hill, Fulwell, Sunderland, SR5 1PP