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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:

  • Armstrong House

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

    110 Lobley Hill Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 4YG

  • Hebburn Court Care Home

    Dementia, Older People, Physical disability

    The Old Vicarage, Whitty Avenue, Hebburn, NE31 2SE

  • Moorfield House

    Older People

    6 Kenton Road, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 4NB

  • Belgrave

    Learning disability

    2 Belgrave Terrace, South Shields, NE33 2RX

  • Eothen Homes - Whitley Bay

    Older People

    Park Gardens, Whitley Bay, NE26 2TX

  • Alexandra Villa

    Dementia, Learning disability

    252 Alexandra Road, Bensham, Gateshead, NE8 4ED

  • 3 Ripon Gardens

    Learning disability

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

  • St Mary Magdalene Residential

    Older People

    St Mary Magdalene & Holy Jesus Trust, Claremont Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 4NN

  • Wallace Lodge

    Learning disability, Physical disability

    401 Bamburgh Avenue, South Shields, NE33 3HY

  • The Pavillion

    Dementia, Physical disability

    North View Terrace, Chilton Moor, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 5NW