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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:

  • Lilburn Lodge and Riverview Care Centre

    Dementia, Older People

    Lilburn Place, Southwick, Sunderland, SR5 2AF

  • Alexandra House - Gateshead

    Dementia, Older People

    Havelock Terace, Gateshead, NE8 1QU

  • Ashton Grange Care Home

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

    St Lukes Road, Pallion, Sunderland, SR4 6QU

  • Belle Vue House

    Dementia, Older People

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

  • Monks Haven Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People, Sensory impairment

    55/57 Beverley Terrace, Cullercoates, NE30 4NX

  • Hetton House Residential Care

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    62 Station Road, Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton-le-Spring, DH5 0AT

  • Adey Gardens Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    South Street, Newbottle, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 4EH

  • Stapleton House

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    32 Borough Road, Jarrow, NE32 5BL

  • Holly House

    Learning disability

    Hall Lane, Houghton-le-Spring, DH5 8DA

  • Lindisfarne Crawcrook

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

    Kepier Chare, Crawcrook, Ryton, NE40 4TS