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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:

  • Regents View Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Francis Way, Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton-le-Spring, DH5 9EQ

  • Fenwick Close

    Learning disability

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

  • Willow Court Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Osbourne Gardens, North Shields, NE29 9AT

  • Ella McCambridge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Mitchell Street, Walker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 3PR

  • 3 Ripon Gardens

    Learning disability

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

  • The Old Vicarage

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

    Stockton Road, Ryhope, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR2 0LS

  • Glenholme Residential Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    4 Park Avenue, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 9PU

  • Philips Court

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Bluebell Close, Sherrif Hill, Gateshead, NE9 6RL

  • Abbeymoor Neurodisability Centre

    Physical disability

    Market Lane, Swalwell, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE16 3DZ

  • Bamburgh Crescent

    Learning disability

    10 Bamburgh Crescent, Shiremoor, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE27 0NY