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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:

  • Eastbourne Avenue

    Learning disability

    285-289 Eastbourne Avenue, Gateshead, NE8 4NN

  • Sutherland Court

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment...

    Sutherland Avenue, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE4 9NS

  • Tynedale Promoting Independence Centre

    Older People

    Holburn Lane, Ryton, NE40 3PF

  • Craigielea Nursing Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    739 Durham Road, Gateshead, NE9 6AT

  • Amber House - Newcastle-upon-Tyne


    Martin Way, Brunswick Village, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE13 7EZ

  • Belle Vue House

    Dementia, Older People

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

  • Wheatfield Court

    Older People

    Wheatfield Road, Westerhope, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE5 5HQ

  • 10 Kirby Close

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Simonside, South Shields, NE34 9QF

  • Needham Court

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment...

    Stanhope Road, Jarrow, NE32 3UD

  • Winnie Care (Ashlea Lodge)

    Dementia, Older People

    Hylton Road, Millfield, Sunderland, SR4 7AB