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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:

  • Northview Lodge Nursing Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Physical disability

    Northview Road, Castletown, Sunderland, SR5 3AF

  • Dunelm

    Learning disability

    115 Dunelm South, Sunderland, SR2 7QY

  • Lea Green Court Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Kenton Road, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 3UW

  • Cedar House Care Home

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

    3-4 The Cedars, Ashbrooke, Sunderland, SR2 7TW

  • Princes Court

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Hedley Road, North Shields, NE29 6XP

  • Summerson House

    Dementia, Older People

    29-31 Stone Street, Windy Nook, Gateshead, NE10 9RY

  • Thorncliffe House

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    Thorncliffe, 15 Thornhill Park, Sunderland, SR2 7LA

  • The Cedars

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

    Morwick Road, Lynne Estate, North Shields, NE29 8JB

  • South Hill Road

    Learning disability

    25 South Hill Road, Gateshead, NE8 2XR

  • Alderwood

    Dementia, Mental health

    Rectory Place, Gateshead, NE8 1XD