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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:

  • Castle Bank Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    26 Castle Bank, Tow Law, Bishop Auckland, DL13 4AE

  • Grosvenor Park Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Burnside Road, Darlington, DL1 4SU

  • The Village Nursing Home

    Older People

    Wellfield Road, Murton, Seaham, SR7 9HN

  • Greenways Court

    Dementia, Older People

    Greenways Court, Delves Lane, Consett, DH8 7EE

  • Rose Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Carers Way, Cobblers Lane, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4SE

  • Barchester The Hawthorns Care Centre

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

    O'Neill Drive, North Blunts, Peterlee, SR8 5UP

  • Middleton Hall Retirement Village

    Older People

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

  • Barrington Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Berkshire Place, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6XX

  • Parklands

    Dementia, Older People

    Highfield New Road, Crook, DL15 8LN

  • Acorn Grange Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Vicarage Road, West Cornforth, DL17 9HU