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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:

  • Pretoria Court Complex Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

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

  • The Gardens Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Pondfield Close, Salutation Road, Darlington, DL3 8LH

  • Brandon Lodge Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Commercial Street, Brandon, Durham, DH7 8PH

  • Stockton Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

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

  • The Beeches Nursing and Residential Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Church Lane, Kelloe, DH6 4PT

  • Craigarran Nursing Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Physical disability

    Cinnamon Drive, Trimdon, Trimdon Station, TS29 6NY

  • Derby Crescent

    Learning disability

    16 Derby Crescent, Moorside, Consett, DH8 8DZ

  • Defoe Court Care Home

    Dementia, Physical disability

    Defoe Crescent, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 4JP

  • 35-37 Portland Avenue

    Learning disability

    Deneside, Seaham, SR7 8AL

  • The Manor House Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    87 Manor Road, Medomsley, Consett, DH8 6QN