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dria Village is an aged care fa-
cility offering low level and high
level residential care together
with dementia specific care. Based in
Stirling, Canberra, they also offer assis-
tance in nursing care, personal care and
daily living activities.
Adria Village was established by
the Croatian community of Canberra
and Queanbeyan in 1994. Until 2006,
they were known as Croatian Village.
The creation of the organisation was the
result of years of volunteer work under-
taken by members of the local Croatian
community, both in the administration
and building of the Village.
The name Adria is derived from
the Adriatic Sea, located between Croa-
tia and Italy. The coastal region of Croa-
tia is renowned for its unique landscape,
islands and rich history. Adria Village
has endeavoured to replicate those fea-
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