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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:

  • Chichester Court Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    111 Chichester Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 4HE

  • Leatham

    Learning disability

    17 Leatham, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0EW

  • St Stephens Court

    Alcohol dependence, Dementia, Drug dependence, Learning disability...

    Brunel Terrace, Brunel Terrace, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE4 7RL

  • The Court

    Learning disability

    22 Thornholme Road, Sunderland, SR2 7QG

  • Garden Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Philipson Street, Walker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 4EN

  • 7 The Cedars

    Learning disability

    Ashbrooke, Sunderland, SR2 7TW

  • St Cuthberts

    Dementia, Older People

    Riga Square, Hylton Red House, Sunderland, SR5 5DD

  • Philips Court

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Bluebell Close, Sherrif Hill, Gateshead, NE9 6RL

  • Lea Green Court Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Kenton Road, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 3UW

  • Farmborough Court Intermediate Care Service

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

    Farmborough Court, Brentford Avenue, Town End Farm, Sunderland, SR5 4EU