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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:

  • The Laurels Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Francis Way, Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton-le-Spring, DH5 9EQ

  • Chad Ltd - Cordingley House

    Learning disability

    22 Linden Terrace, Whitley Bay, NE26 2AA

  • Ashlea Mews Care Home

    Mental health, Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment...

    Stanhope Parade, South Shields, NE33 4BA

  • Windsor Care Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Windsor Care Home, Victoria Road East, Hebburn, NE31 1YQ

  • Allan Court Care Centre

    Dementia

    Benwell Lane, Benwell, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE15 6RU

  • Hadrian House

    Dementia, Older People

    Garden Street, Blaydon on Tyne, Gateshead, NE21 4AG

  • Coronation Road

    Learning disability

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

  • Byker Hall Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability

    Allendale Road, Byker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 2SB

  • 3 Ripon Gardens

    Learning disability

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

  • North Road Care Homes

    Dementia, Mental health

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