Supportive senior care services—if and when you need them.
Assisted Living, Memory Care and an on-campus Care Center.
At The Canterbury in Rancho Palos Verdes, supportive senior care services allow residents to remain in their familiar surroundings as long as possible. We care about your comfort and convenience—which is why we give you choices to accommodate your needs and wishes. Since our founding in 1983, we have helped thousands of families find just the right lifestyle for the person they love.
As a Life Plan community, The Canterbury offers Assisted Living, an on-campus Care Center, and Memory Care at The Courtyard, the best in Palos Verdes assisted living. When you sign a continuing care agreement with us, we make a commitment to provide the care you’ll need in almost every situation or stage of life.
We also offer à la carte options for daily help, ranging from light support to advanced Assisted Living services. We help with bathing, dressing, medication management and more. You can also take advantage of Artful HomeCare, provided by our care partners in the privacy of your residence. As a Life Plan resident, you are guaranteed priority access to on-site health care services, should you ever need them. You’ll also take precedence if you ever need a greater level of care.
We help you put a solid plan in place for the future, knowing that most of your health care needs can be met right here on campus, in luxury assisted living in the Los Angeles area. With supportive services, you can thrive and feel truly at home here—today and down the road.
Assisted Living that’s still Creative Living.
Our Assisted Living apartments are virtually identical to those you’ll find in Independent Living, except for kitchen appliances you won’t need because all your meals are provided. Assisted Living residents can still enjoy our culture of Creative Living with a little extra accommodation or assistance. Take advantage of music, crafting, yoga and other life-enriching activities to stimulate the body and mind.
At The Canterbury, we offer residential Assisted Living in comfortable one- and two-bedroom floor plans that are beautifully appointed. As the only Life Plan community in the South Bay, we’ve been honored with a Reader’s Choice Award from the Daily Breeze for nearly a decade.
Come see why so many families choose The Canterbury when a loved one needs help with the tasks of daily living.
An exceptional senior care center in an exceptional location.
Skilled nursing and medical care right on campus.
The Canterbury’s Care Center has built a solid reputation among the major hospitals in the South Bay. Our warm, professional staff honors each individual’s personal preferences and needs. We provide 24-hour skilled nursing and long-term care in a secure and comfortable on-site care center.
Our carefully selected, qualified team includes registered/licensed nurses, certified nursing assistants, licensed therapists and therapy assistants. We will work with you to achieve the care plan prescribed by your physician and to fulfill your desire for a life of creativity and purpose.
Private and semi-private rooms
Physical therapy (Medicare Part B accepted)
Drug regimen review
Housekeeping and maintenance
Creative Living in a Memory Care setting.
Discover The Courtyard at The Canterbury.
Everyone at The Canterbury benefits from our Creative Living culture that enriches mind, body and spirit—especially residents of our special Memory Care area, The Courtyard. Creative Living is a philosophy that creates and drives the culture of our community for residents and staff. Memory Care at The Courtyard offers abundant opportunities for residents to laugh, to listen and to enjoy each other’s company.
Private apartments with convenient access to common areas
Comfortable spaces for individual or group activities
Warm, inviting décor and cozy furnishings
A dining room that overlooks our lovely garden
A courtyard for relaxing walks
Creative Living with greater purpose and pleasure
Our expert staff at The Courtyard engages each resident uniquely, and strives to maximize his or her individual abilities and preferences at that moment.
Specially trained, dedicated and compassionate life-enrichment professionals come together with residents to create meaningful, joyful, and enhanced daily experiences. Our staff partners with each resident’s family to develop plans of personalized care, integrating each resident’s interests and preferences into daily life, and respecting each resident’s personal schedule for dressing, dining, and participation in activities.
We focus not on what has been lost, but all that can still be gained
Custom-tailored social, intellectual, recreational, spiritual, and physical life enrichment opportunities—not just during the week but every day.
Thorough discovery of each resident’s unique and ever-changing personal preferences.
At-a-glance resident biographies on display—personal timelines showcasing photos and most memorable moments to stimulate recollections, conversations, and new friendships.
Personalized Life’s Journey Boxes filled with meaningful photos, treasures, and favorite music.
Music & MemorySM, a program that helps residents discover renewed meaning and connection in their lives through the gift of personalized music on iPods.
Secure, elegantly landscaped courtyards provide residents with easy and safe access to fresh air and sunshine anytime they desire peaceful moments with nature.