Cookies

Our site uses cookies so you have a better experience of the site and these Cookies are enabled. You are viewing the fully-optimised version of our website. If you continue, we take it that you consent to this – but if you want, you can change your settings at any time.

For more details, please read our Cookie Policy.

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:

  • White Lodge

    Learning disability

    1 Mowbray Road, South Shields, NE33 3DH

  • The Whinnies

    Dementia, Older People

    Gateshead Road, Sunniside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE16 5LG

  • Eastwood Promoting Independence Centre

    Older People

    The Drive, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 0PY

  • 3 Ripon Gardens

    Learning disability

    Ripon Gardens, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 1HN

  • Amber House - Newcastle-upon-Tyne

    Dementia

    Martin Way, Brunswick Village, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE13 7EZ

  • Coronation Road

    Learning disability

    14 Coronation Road, Sunniside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE16 5NR

  • Springfield House Care Home

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

    Springfield House, Bunker Hill, Philadelphia, DH4 4TN

  • Briarwood

    Dementia, Mental health

    Whitmore Road, Blaydon-on-Tyne, NE21 4AN

  • Ryton Towers

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment...

    Whitewell Lane, Ryton, NE40 3PG

  • Addison Court

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

    Wesley Grove, Crawcrook, Ryton, NE40 4EP