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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:

  • St Williams Residential Home

    Older People

    Cornwall Avenue, Darlington, DL1 2LJ

  • Ann S Proctor House Care Home

    Learning disability

    23-24 Summerhill, Shotley Bridge, Consett, DH8 0NQ

  • Jubilee House

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

    2 Kent Road, Moorside, Consett, DH8 8HN

  • 16 Tynedale Terrace

    Learning disability

    16 Tynedale Terrace, Annfield Plain, Stanley, County Durham, DH9 7UA

  • Pelton Grange Care Home

    Physical disability

    Front Street, Pelton, Chester-le-Street, DH2 1DD

  • Ashleigh House

    Dementia, Mental health

    460 North Road, Darlington, DL1 3AF

  • Croft House Care Home

    Alcohol dependence, Dementia, Drug dependence, Mental health...

    Carlyle Cresent, Shotton Colliery, Durham, DH6 2PB

  • Barchester Hundens Park Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Hundens Lane, Darlington, DL1 1JF

  • The Manor House Barnard Castle

    Dementia, Older People

    John Street, Barnard Castle, DL12 8ET

  • Melbury Court

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment...

    Old Dryburn Way, Durham, DH1 5SE