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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:

  • Whorlton Grange Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Whorlton, Barnard Castle, DL12 8XA

  • Birchwood Court

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Seaside Lane, Easington Colliery, Peterlee, Durham, SR8 3XZ

  • Lindisfarne CLS Residential

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

    Whitehill Park, Chester-le-Street, DH2 2EP

  • Bowes Court Care Home

    Dementia, Learning disability, Mental health, Physical disability...

    Stones End, Evenwood, Bishop Auckland, DL14 9RE

  • Kaydar Residential

    Learning disability

    5-7 Snowgreen Road, Shotley Bridge, Consett, DH8 0HD

  • Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home

    Older People

    15 Hexham Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7PU

  • 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

  • Dean Lodge

    Learning disability

    Dean Road, Ferryhill, DL17 8AW

  • Belmont Grange Care Home

    Physical disability

    Broomside Lane, Belmont, Durham, DH1 2QW