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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:

  • Ashlea Mews Care Home

    Mental health, Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment...

    Stanhope Parade, South Shields, NE33 4BA

  • Willowdene Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Victoria Road West, Hebburn, NE31 1LR

  • Moorpine

    Learning disability

    18 Thornholme Road, Sunderland, SR2 7QG

  • Swan Lodge Care Home

    Dementia

    Kent Avenue, Howdon, Wallsend, NE28 0JE

  • Falmouth House

    Mental health

    24 Edwards Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2BJ

  • Kensington House North East

    Learning disability, Older People

    32 Denmark Street, Gateshead, NE8 1NQ

  • Strothers Road

    Learning disability

    15-18 Strothers Road, High Spen, Rowlands Gill, NE39 2HR

  • Cranlea

    Dementia, Older People

    1 Kingston Park Avenue, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 2HB

  • Hawksbury House

    Dementia, Older People

    Kellfield Avenue, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5YP

  • 3 Ripon Gardens

    Learning disability

    Ripon Gardens, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 1HN