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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:

  • Beauley Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

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

  • Huntercombe House - Peterlee

    Learning disability

    Westcott Road, Peterlee, County Durham, SR8 5JE

  • Peterlee Care Home

    Dementia, Learning disability, Older People

    Westcott Road, Peterlee, SR8 5JE

  • Ashdale - Shildon

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Byerley Road, Shildon, DL4 1HN

  • 30 South View

    Learning disability

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

  • Moorlands Residential Care Home

    Older People

    57-61 Stanhope Road North, Darlington, DL3 7AP

  • Etherley Lodge Residential Home

    Dementia, Mental health

    Off Rudland Way, Low Etherley, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 0HD

  • Melbury Court

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment...

    Old Dryburn Way, Durham, DH1 5SE

  • Lindisfarne CLS Residential

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

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

  • Barchester North Park Care Centre

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

    L'Anson Street, Darlington, DL3 0SW