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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:

  • Lothian House Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Clyde Terrace, Spennymoor, DL16 7SG

  • Lindisfarne Newton Aycliffe

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

    Silverdale Place, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 7DZ

  • Shotley Park Residential Home

    Older People

    Shotley Park, Shotley Bridge, Consett, County Durham, DH8 0TJ

  • Willowdene Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Lizard Lane, Stockton on Tees , Cleveland, TS21 3ET

  • Elderwood

    Dementia, Older People

    Westmoreland Street, Darlington, DL3 0FB

  • Etherley Lodge Residential Home

    Dementia, Mental health

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

  • Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home

    Older People

    15 Hexham Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7PU

  • The Grange

    Learning disability, Older People, Physical disability

    Redworth Road, Shildon, DL4 2JT

  • West Lodge Care Homes

    Older People, Physical disability

    Peases West, Billy Row, Crook, DL15 9SY

  • Chilton Care Centre

    Dementia, Older People

    Durham Road, Chilton, DL17 0EX