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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:

  • Prince Bishop Court

    Dementia, Learning disability, Mental health

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

  • St Marys Convent Residential Home

    Older People

    Ebbchester, Consett, DH8 0QD

  • The Fields Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment

    123 Low Etherley, Bishop Auckland, DL14 0HA

  • Beamish Residential Care Home

    Older People

    Old Vicarage, West Pelton, Stanley, DH9 6RT

  • Bowburn Care Centre

    Dementia, Mental health, Physical disability

    Durham Road, Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5AT

  • The Beeches Nursing and Residential Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Church Lane, Kelloe, DH6 4PT

  • Richmond Court

    Dementia

    Willington Care Village, Auckland Court, Willington, Willington, DL15 0PW

  • Parklands Nursing Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Station Road, Seaham, SR7 0AD

  • Redlands Residential Care Home

    Learning disability, Mental health

    122 Woodlands Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 9LP

  • Middleton Hall Retirement Village

    Older People

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