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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:

  • Westerleigh

    Dementia

    Scott Street, Stanley, DH9 8AD

  • Barrington Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Berkshire Place, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6XX

  • Beechwood Residential Care Home

    Learning disability

    29 Queens Road, Blackhill, Consett, DH8 0BL

  • East Dene Court

    Learning disability

    Melbury Street, Seaham, SR7 7NF

  • Poplar Lodge

    Learning disability

    Wards End, Tow Law, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 4JS

  • Lambton House

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    New Lambton, Fencehouses, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 6DE

  • St Aidens Cottage

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Auton Style, Bearpark, Durham, DH7 7AA

  • The Lawns Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Ridsdale Street, Darlington, DL1 4EG

  • Garden Lodge

    Learning disability

    Maureen Terrace, Seaham, SR7 7SN

  • Acorn Grange Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Vicarage Road, West Cornforth, DL17 9HU