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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:

  • Craigielea Lodge

    Dementia, Older People

    Lyndhurst Avenue, Gateshead, NE9 6AY

  • Bradbury Wing

    Physical disability

    The Minories, Rosebery Crescent, Jesmond, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 1EU

  • Cedar House Care Home

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

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

  • Park House

    Older People

    Fawdon Lane, Fawdon, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 2RY

  • Braeside

    Learning disability

    Sedgeletch Road, Fence Houses, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 5NQ

  • Sutherland Court

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

    Sutherland Avenue, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE4 9NS

  • Barchester Appletree Grange Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Durham Road, Birtley, DH3 2BH

  • Sycamore Drive

    Dementia, Older People

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

  • Lindisfarne Birtley

    Dementia, Mental health, Physical disability

    Durham Road, Birtley, Chester-le-Street, DH3 1LU

  • Bowland Lodge

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

    39 Western Avenue, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE4 8SP