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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:

  • Church View

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

    Church Lane, Murton, Seaham, SR7 9PG

  • Pretoria Court Complex Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Pretoria Court, Corbridge Road Medomsley, Medomsley, Consett, DH8 6QY

  • Dean Lodge

    Learning disability

    Dean Road, Ferryhill, DL17 8AW

  • Hollie Hill Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Durham Road, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 6QZ

  • Fourways

    Learning disability

    4 Benton Terrace, Stanley, DH9 0NT

  • Darlington Manor Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    70 Falmer Road, Darlington, DL1 4AZ

  • Mowbray House

    Learning disability, Mental health, Sensory impairment

    High Hope Street, Crook, DL14 6UX

  • Willow Green Care Home

    Dementia, Learning disability, Older People

    Eastborne Road, Darlington, DL1 4ER

  • Oaklodge Care Home

    Older People

    Stockton Road, Haughton Le Skerne, Darlington, DL1 2RY

  • The Grange

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Whinbush Way, Darlington, DL1 3PT