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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:

  • Sycamore Drive

    Dementia, Older People

    9 Sycamore Drive, Carley Hill, Fulwell, Sunderland, SR5 1PP

  • Clifford House

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Lucy Street, Blaydon, NE21 5PU

  • Albany Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Albany House, Albany Way, Washington, NE37 1BJ

  • Lea Green Court Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

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

  • Abbeyfield Residential Home

    Older People

    40 The Grove, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 1NH

  • Redesdale Court

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

    Rake Lane, North Shields, NE29 9QS

  • Thorndale

    Learning disability

    8 Thornhill Park, Sunderland, SR2 7JZ

  • North Road Care Homes

    Dementia, Mental health

    192-194 Hollywood Avenue, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 5BU

  • Hetton House Residential Care

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    62 Station Road, Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton-le-Spring, DH5 0AT

  • Maple Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health

    Woolwich Road, Witherwack, Sunderland, SR5 5SF