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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:

  • Lyons Court Care Home

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

    Stones End, Evenwood, Bishop Auckland, DL14 9RE

  • Rydal Care Home

    Dementia, Physical disability

    Rydal Road, Darlington, DL1 4BH

  • Lindisfarne Seaham

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

    King Edward Road, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7TY

  • The Beeches Nursing and Residential Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Church Lane, Kelloe, DH6 4PT

  • Church View

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

    Church Lane, Murton, Seaham, SR7 9PG

  • Barchester The Hawthorns Care Centre

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

    O'Neill Drive, North Blunts, Peterlee, SR8 5UP

  • Darlington Manor Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    70 Falmer Road, Darlington, DL1 4AZ

  • Barrington Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Berkshire Place, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6XX

  • Ashwood Park

    Dementia, Older People

    Seaside Lane, Easington Colliery, Peterlee, SR8 3XZ

  • Hollie Hill Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Durham Road, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 6QZ