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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:

  • Langley House Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Sunderland Road, Horden, Peterlee, SR8 4NL

  • Shotley Park Residential Home

    Older People

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

  • The Manor House Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    87 Manor Road, Medomsley, Consett, DH8 6QN

  • Beaconsfield Court Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    112 Galgate, Barnard Castle, DL12 8ES

  • Prince Bishop Court

    Dementia, Learning disability, Mental health

    3 Eureka Terrace, Kimblesworth, Chester-le-Street, DH2 3PZ

  • Stockton Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Stockton Lodge Care Home, Seaton Park, Seaham, SR7 0HJ

  • Redwell Hills Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    St Ives Road, Leadgate, Consett, DH8 7SN

  • Rydal Care Home

    Dementia, Physical disability

    Rydal Road, Darlington, DL1 4BH

  • Croft House Care Home

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

    Carlyle Cresent, Shotton Colliery, Durham, DH6 2PB

  • Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home

    Older People

    15 Hexham Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7PU