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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:

  • Darlington Manor Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    70 Falmer Road, Darlington, DL1 4AZ

  • West House Care Home

    Older People

    West House, Waldridge Road, Chester-le-Street, DH2 3AA

  • Holicote

    Learning disability

    93 Newton Lane, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 9HH

  • Belmont Grange Care Home

    Physical disability

    Broomside Lane, Belmont, Durham, DH1 2QW

  • Whorlton Grange Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Whorlton, Barnard Castle, DL12 8XA

  • Newtown House

    Older People

    Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, DL13 2PG

  • Lindisfarne CLS Nursing

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

    Whitehill Park, Chester le Street, County Durham, DH2 2EP

  • Barchester The Hawthorns Care Centre

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

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

  • Beauley Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

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

  • Redlands Residential Care Home

    Learning disability, Mental health

    122 Woodlands Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 9LP