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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:

  • Lambton House

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    New Lambton, Fencehouses, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 6DE

  • Abbeyvale Care Centre

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

    Laidler Close, Blackhall, Hartlepool, TS27 4QR

  • Kensington Hall

    Dementia, Learning disability

    Front Street, South Hetton, DH6 2TG

  • Mowbray House

    Learning disability, Mental health, Sensory impairment

    High Hope Street, Crook, DL14 6UX

  • Cosin Lodge

    Learning disability

    Cambridge Avenue, Willington, Crook, DL15 0PW

  • Pretoria Court Complex Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Pretoria Court, Corbridge Road Medomsley, Medomsley, Consett, DH8 6QY

  • Middleton Lodge

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Station Road, Middleton St George, Darlington, DL2 1JA

  • Poplar Lodge

    Learning disability

    Wards End, Tow Law, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 4JS

  • Redlands Residential Care Home

    Learning disability, Mental health

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

  • The Croft

    Learning disability, Mental health

    Sabin Terrace, New Kyo, Stanley, DH9 7JL