A DROITWICH nursing home has been sold for £2,000,000.

St Johns Nursing Home, in St Peter's Walk, has been bought by Spring View Care.

St Johns is a well-established nursing home registered for 43 service users and sits in a two-storey former Victorian hospital which was converted into a care home in the early 1990s.

It comprises 40 single rooms all with en suite facilities, and three one-bed flats, all of which are spread across two units; The Pines which has 26 dementia nursing bedrooms; The Limes which has 17 bedrooms for residents with enduring mental health needs.

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The business was previously owned by Shaw healthcare, and Christie & Co oversaw the sale.

Kamal Khan, from Spring View Care, said: "We wish all the residents and employees the very best.

"The employees at St Johns will also be transitioning with the service, so the residents can be assured of a consistent level of care with familiar faces.”