When you fill out the form below, you can expect a phone call and an email from our friendly staff. We will answer your home care questions without any obligation to use our services.
At Canaan Home Care and Canaan Cares Foundation, our mission is to care for you and your family. Whether you are in need of regular scheduled daily care, live-in assistance, highly skilled specialized care, or just respite help, we have solutions that will meet your needs and exceed your expectations. Canaan is a proud partner of California’s leading hospitals, hospice and home health organizations. Since 1982, Canaan has been a leader in the industry and continues to work with the State of California to implement higher care standards.
We exist to provide the highest level of care at the most affordable rate. We are here to help. For this reason, we created the Canaan Cares Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) group, which helps fund research and care options for elderly and disabled individuals. A portion of every dollar we make goes to the Canaan Cares Foundation.
Canaan Home Care understands both quality and cost are important to most consumers. We are committed to providing the absolute best care at the most affordable prices.
Canaan Home Care strives to provide the absolute BEST caregivers at the most affordable rates. We are committed to working with clients and their families to determine the skills needed vs. budget to best match care needs and expectations.
Regardless of skill or experience, all caregivers are thoroughly screened and exceed state and federal requirements, and all are more than capable of performing all non-medical home care tasks. On average, less than 5% of all applicants pass our tests and stringent standards.
California, a western U.S. state, stretches from the Mexican border along the Pacific for nearly 900 miles. Its terrain includes cliff-lined beaches, redwood forest, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Central Valley farmland and the Mojave Desert. The city of Los Angeles is the seat of the Hollywood entertainment industry. Hilly San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and cable cars.
Our caregivers who work in town, also live in the local area. However, for directions to our main office:
Take Manhattan Beach Blvd and I-405 S to your destination in Los Angeles
19 min (8.8 mi)
Head northeast on Manhattan Beach Blvd toward Manhattan Ave
Pass by McDonald’s (on the right in 1.9 mi)
Turn left onto Inglewood Ave
Turn right to merge onto I-405 S toward Long Beach
Take exit 37B toward Vermont Ave
Use any lane to turn left onto W 190th St
Turn right onto S Vermont Ave
Destination will be on the right
20 s (0.1 mi)
Canaan Home Care
20280 S Vermont Ave #115
Torrance, CA 90502
Manhattan Beach is a laid-back South Bay community popular with families and outdoor enthusiasts. The Strand bike path winds along the oceanfront between modern mansions and wide stretches of sand lined with volleyball courts. Low-key Manhattan Beach Pier features a quaint aquarium and views of surfers. There are several parks, and a small downtown area with boutiques, brunch cafes, pubs & creative, upscale eateries.
Manhattan Beach is one of the three Beach Cities, along with Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach within the South Bay region of Los Angeles County. The community is known for a long beach stretching approximately 2.1 miles (3.4 km) and roughly 450 feet (140 m) wide. The climate is unusually moderate because of Manhattan Beach’s proximity to the Pacific Ocean, with an average year-round high temperature of 69.1 °F (20.6 °C) and an average year-round low of 56.4 °F (13.6 °C).
Canaan Home Care has a deep history of community service and caring for our neighbors. We are one of the oldest home care companies in the industry and we provide the absolute best caregivers at the most affordable rates. All caregivers are employed by Canaan Home Care and are fully licensed, bonded, and insured. All caregivers are thoroughly screened, including Live Scan background check, in-person interviews, behavioral screening, and skill-based examinations.
Canaan Home Care Value Guarantee: Your satisfaction is guaranteed. We are the only company we know of that guarantees your satisfaction and discloses its financial information. Caregivers generally make 10-15% more with Canaan Home Care than they do with other companies and our rates are generally 10% less expensive than our competitors. We guarantee you won’t find a better-qualified caregiver at a better rate, and you are not locked into any long-term contracts.
Most of our caregivers are licensed by the state and are either Medical Assistants, Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs), Home Health Aides (HHAs), or Licensed Nurses (LVN or RN). All have passed a very thorough screening process, including a 50-state criminal background check, detailed reference checks, behavioral interviews, and caregiver competency tests. On average, less than 5% of all applicants meet our stringent standards.
As of 2016, all non-medical home care companies legally in the State of California will need to be licensed under the Department of Social Services. We have already received our license numbers: 304700021 & 374700014. All of our caregivers are on the California registry and have been cleared to work.
Yes, all of our caregivers are employees of Canaan Health Care, Inc. (dba Canaan Home Care) and are covered by our Lloyds of London General Liability Insurance and Commercial Crime Bond, and are covered by our Workers Compensation Policy through California’s State Fund (the most thorough and expensive).
No, but generally if someone needs care, a 4-hour shift is the recommended minimum. We try to be as flexible as possible and you can cancel at any time.
Yes, it is customary in this industry to require a deposit. While we require a minimum deposit of two (2) weeks expected care, the deposit is fully refundable when care is terminated.
Simply call one of our offices to speak with a Care Coordinator. Generally, we can start a case within an hour’s notice if needed.
Yes. Please read more about this here.
Our offices are open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. After business hours, calls are handled by our answering service and routed to our “on call” Care Coordinators.