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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:

  • Greenways Court

    Dementia, Older People

    Greenways Court, Delves Lane, Consett, DH8 7EE

  • Cedar Court

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

    Portland Avenue, Seaham, SR7 8BT

  • The Fields Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment

    123 Low Etherley, Bishop Auckland, DL14 0HA

  • Fir Tree

    Learning disability

    37 Pearse Street, Darlington, DL1 4EX

  • Beamish Residential Care Home

    Older People

    Old Vicarage, West Pelton, Stanley, DH9 6RT

  • West Lodge Care Homes

    Older People, Physical disability

    Peases West, Billy Row, Crook, DL15 9SY

  • Abigail Lodge Care Home - Consett

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Gloucester Road, Delves Lane, Consett, County Durham, DH8 7LB

  • Grosvenor Park Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Burnside Road, Darlington, DL1 4SU

  • St Andrews Nursing Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Church Bank, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 0DU

  • Clervaux Trust

    Learning disability, Mental health

    11 Abbey Road, Darlington, DL3 7RA