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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:

  • Chipchase House and Ferndene

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    Station Road, Forest Hall, Forest Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE12 9NQ

  • The Village Care Home

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

    Hylton Bank, South Hylton, Sunderland, SR4 0LL

  • Princess House Seaburn

    Dementia, Older People

    Princess House, 19 Cliffe Park, Sunderland, SR6 9NS

  • Barchester South Chowdene Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment

    Chowdene Bank, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6JE

  • Connie Lewcock Resource Centre

    Older People

    West Denton Road, West Denton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE15 7LQ

  • The Close Short Break Service

    Learning disability

    The Close, Rock Lodge Road, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 9HX

  • Ashgate Cottage

    Learning disability

    14 Beresford Park, Sunderland, Tyne and Wesr, SR2 7JU

  • Rosewood House

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

    7 Kyle Road, Gateshead, NE8 2YE

  • Melrose House

    Learning disability, Mental health

    25 Beverly Terrace, Cullercoats, North Shields, NE30 4NT

  • Hillfield

    Older People

    Grainger Park Road, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE4 8RR