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Durham care homes and Durham nursing homes

Durham is the 19th largest county in England and the 23rd largest by population.The county town is Durham, although the town with the largest population is Darlington, which is best known for being the place where the world's first railway line was situated.

It is perhaps best known for having two of the best known examples of Norman architecture in England, with the castle and cathedral in the city of Durham. The city is also home to Durham University, one of the highest academically rated in the country, and also (although it is open to debate) the oldest university in the UK after Oxford and Cambridge. Much of its wealth came from the mining industry, particularly coal and lead.

As of the 2001 census there were 36,497 people aged over 70 living in the County of Durham, approximately 11.6% of the total population. Within the county there are 195 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 Durham:

  • Meadowbank Care Home

    Learning disability, Older People

    1 Bowes Terrace, Dipton, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 9HF

  • St Marys Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Church Chare, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3PZ

  • Derwent Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Newcastle Road, Low Westwood, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE17 7PL

  • 30 South View

    Learning disability

    30 South View, Annfield Plain, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 7UB

  • Darlington Manor Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    70 Falmer Road, Darlington, DL1 4AZ

  • Grosvenor Park Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Burnside Road, Darlington, DL1 4SU

  • St Marys Convent Residential Home

    Older People

    Ebbchester, Consett, DH8 0QD

  • Holly Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Maddison Street, Shildon, DL4 1BE

  • Beauley Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Lumley New Road, Woodstone Village, Fence Houses, Fence Houses, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 6DN

  • Lindisfarne CLS Residential

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

    Whitehill Park, Chester-le-Street, DH2 2EP