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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:

  • Brancepeth Court

    Dementia, Learning disability, Physical disability

    Portland House, Hall Lane, Willington, Willington, Crook, DL15 0PW

  • Dean Lodge

    Learning disability

    Dean Road, Ferryhill, DL17 8AW

  • Hawthorn House

    Learning disability

    St Godrics Close, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5PJ

  • Ventress Hall

    Older People, Physical disability

    22-28 Trinity Road, Darlington, DL3 7AZ

  • Beachcomber with Nursing Residential Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    12 North Road, Seaham, SR7 7AA

  • 35-37 Portland Avenue

    Learning disability

    Deneside, Seaham, SR7 8AL

  • West Lodge Care Homes

    Older People, Physical disability

    Peases West, Billy Row, Crook, DL15 9SY

  • Beauley Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

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

  • Kaydar Residential

    Learning disability

    5-7 Snowgreen Road, Shotley Bridge, Consett, DH8 0HD

  • Darlington Manor Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    70 Falmer Road, Darlington, DL1 4AZ