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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:

  • Feild View Care Home

    Older People

    Hesleden Road, Blackhall, Hartlepool, TS27 4LH

  • Springfield Lodge Nursing Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    North Street, West Rainton, DH4 6NU

  • Beddell House Residential Home

    Older People

    Sherburn House, Sherburn Hospital, Durham, DH1 2SE

  • Belmont Grange Care Home

    Physical disability

    Broomside Lane, Belmont, Durham, DH1 2QW

  • The Gardens Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Pondfield Close, Salutation Road, Darlington, DL3 8LH

  • Dean Lodge

    Learning disability

    Dean Road, Ferryhill, DL17 8AW

  • Holicote

    Learning disability

    93 Newton Lane, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 9HH

  • Ashley House Residential/EMI Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Thornley Road, Trimdon Station, TS29 6DA

  • Kensington Hall

    Dementia, Learning disability

    Front Street, South Hetton, DH6 2TG

  • St Margarets Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    St Margarets Garth, Crossgate, Durham, DH1 4DS