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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:

  • Woodham Grange

    Learning disability

    Burn Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4PJ

  • St Andrews Nursing Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Church Bank, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0DU

  • Brandon Lodge Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Commercial Street, Brandon, Durham, DH7 8PH

  • Crosshill Nursing Home

    Physical disability

    2a Paragon Street, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 2NN

  • Mental Health Care - Benfield

    Mental health

    155 Durham Road, Blackhill, Consett, DH8 5TH

  • Feild View Care Home

    Older People

    Hesleden Road, Blackhall, Hartlepool, TS27 4LH

  • Clara House

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

    Front Street, Sacriston, DH7 6AF

  • Abbeyvale Care Centre

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

    Laidler Close, Blackhall, Hartlepool, TS27 4QR

  • Epworth Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Front Street, Tanfield Lea, Stanley, DH9 9LX

  • The Croft

    Learning disability, Mental health

    Sabin Terrace, New Kyo, Stanley, DH9 7JL