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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:

  • Kings Court

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

    14 Market Place, Barnard Castle, DL12 8ND

  • Belchford

    Learning disability

    Hesleden Road, Hesleden, Hartlepool, TS27 4PB

  • Riverside View Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Hutton Avenue, Darlington, DL1 1RW

  • St Williams Residential Home

    Older People

    Cornwall Avenue, Darlington, DL1 2LJ

  • Nevilles Court

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Darlington Road, Nevilles Cross, Durham, DH1 4JX

  • Derby Crescent

    Learning disability

    16 Derby Crescent, Moorside, Consett, DH8 8DZ

  • Beamish Residential Care Home

    Older People

    Old Vicarage, West Pelton, Stanley, DH9 6RT

  • 30 High Barn Road

    Older People

    30 High Barn, School Aycliffe, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6QN

  • Grizedale

    Learning disability

    Pont Head Road, Leadgate, Consett, DH8 6EL

  • Craigarran Nursing Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Physical disability

    Cinnamon Drive, Trimdon, Trimdon Station, TS29 6NY