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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:

  • Benamy Care

    Learning disability, Older People

    25 Candlish Terrace, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7BA

  • Bowes Court Care Home

    Dementia, Learning disability, Mental health, Physical disability...

    Stones End, Evenwood, Bishop Auckland, DL14 9RE

  • Westerleigh

    Dementia

    Scott Street, Stanley, DH9 8AD

  • St Aidens Cottage

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Auton Style, Bearpark, Durham, DH7 7AA

  • Richmond Court

    Dementia

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

  • Rosemount Home

    Older People

    79 Medomsley Road, Consett, DH8 5HN

  • Elderwood

    Dementia, Older People

    Westmoreland Street, Darlington, DL3 0FB

  • Bewick House

    Learning disability

    86 Whinfield Road, Darlington, DL1 3HW

  • Yohden Care Complex

    Dementia, Learning disability, Older People, Physical disability...

    Hesleden Road, Blackhall, Hartlepool, TS27 4LH

  • Eden Cottage Care Home

    Older People

    Eden Cottage Care Home, 37 Cobden Street, Darlington, DL1 4JF