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Tyne and Wear care homes and Tyne and Wear nursing homes

Tyne & Wear is the 44th largest county in England yet is the 13th largest by population. This largely because it is made up of the five heavily populated metropolitan boroughs of North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead and Sunderland, all formerly parts of the counties of Durham and Northumberland.

Economically this area was in the doldrums for many years after the decline of the mining and shipping industries but in recent years there has been a largely successful regeneration which can be most obviously seen in the redevelopment of the run down former factories and warehouses along the Tyne in Newcastle and Gateshead.

To many people in the rest of the UK the area is known for the intense local rivalries between the towns, as exemplified by the partisan support for the local football teams.

As of the 2001 census there were 128,190 people aged over 70 living in the Tyne and Wear area, approximately 11.9% of the total population. Within the county there are 343 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 Tyne & Wear:

  • Balmoral Court Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Ayton Street, Byker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 2DB

  • Barchester Harton Grange Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Bolden Lane, South Shields, NE34 0LZ

  • Alexandra Villa

    Dementia, Learning disability

    252 Alexandra Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 4ED

  • Conifer Lodge

    Dementia, Mental health, Physical disability

    Horsley Hill Square, South Shields, NE34 7SA

  • Sovereign Lodge Care Home

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

    Newbiggin Lane, Westerhope, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE5 1NA

  • Rowlandson House

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

    1-2 Rowlandson Terrace, Ryhope Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR2 7SU

  • Kendal House Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    27-29 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay, NE26 1DP

  • The Lawns Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    1-2 Kensington Gardens, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, NE25 8AR

  • Westwood Lodge Care Home

    Alcohol dependence, Dementia, Drug dependence, Mental health...

    7 Bentinck Villas, Bentinck Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE4 6UR

  • Garden Hill Care Centre

    Older People

    32 St Michaels Avenue, South Shields, NE33 3AN