A Banbury nursing home will create 50 new jobs after doubling its capacity, with the support of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.
Green Pastures Christian Nursing Home has started construction of a 60 bed facility which will double the capacity of the old unit.
The town centre residence will specialise in care for the elderly and once completed next year, will house dementia and dedicated nursing units serving the needs of the community around Banbury.
The £7 million investment will create a significant number of jobs in the local area. Green Pastures plans to open the purpose built unit in the summer of 2017 and will relocate the current residents of the existing site at The Hawthorns to their new home.
Margaret Clark, chair of the trustees of Green Pastures said: “Our modern facilities will enable us to provide our residents with top quality care and enable them to lead full and contented lives. With twice the present number of residents we look forward to continuing to serve Banbury and the surrounding area.”