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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:

  • St Marys Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Church Chare, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3PZ

  • Crosshill Nursing Home

    Physical disability

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

  • Moorlands Residential Care Home

    Older People

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

  • Castle Bank Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    26 Castle Bank, Tow Law, Bishop Auckland, DL13 4AE

  • Epworth Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Front Street, Tanfield Lea, Stanley, DH9 9LX

  • 16 Tynedale Terrace

    Learning disability

    16 Tynedale Terrace, Annfield Plain, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 7UA

  • Mendip House

    Older People, Physical disability

    West Lane, Chester-le-Street, DH2 3AS

  • Lothian House Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Clyde Terrace, Spennymoor, DL16 7SG

  • Chilton Care Centre

    Dementia, Older People

    Durham Road, Chilton, DL17 0EX

  • Durham House Residential Care

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Mains Park Road, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3PU