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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:

  • Middleton Hall Retirement Village

    Older People

    Middleton Hall Limited, Middleton St George, Darlington, DL2 1HA

  • Abbots Court

    Dementia, Older People

    Wingate Lane, Wheatley Hill, DH6 3LP

  • Shotley Park Residential Home

    Older People

    Shotley Park, Shotley Bridge, Consett, County Durham, DH8 0TJ

  • Parklands Nursing Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Station Road, Seaham, SR7 0AD

  • Hallgarth

    Older People

    Hallgarth Street, Durham, DH1 3AY

  • Leazes Hall Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Burnopfield, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE16 6AJ

  • Birchwood Court

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

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

  • Resolve

    Learning disability, Mental health

    Low House, Binchester Lane Ends, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8AW

  • Oaklodge Care Home

    Older People

    Stockton Road, Haughton Le Skerne, Darlington, DL1 2RY

  • Parklands

    Dementia, Older People

    Highfield New Road, Crook, DL15 8LN