Our mission is to provide our clients with caring companionship, compassionate personal care assistance, and conscientious nursing services.
Realizing an increased need for providers to serve the elderly and diversely-able populations, Transitional Independence, LLC was created with a vision of providing comprehensive care services to meet the unique needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities in our community.
Melanie Phillips, born and raised in Columbus, GA, has a passion for helping others and providing quality service.
Melanie Phillips is an alumna of Columbus State University graduating with her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Specialist’s degrees.
Melanie has 13 years of professional experience working as a school counselor in Stewart and Muscogee County School Districts. Melanie has a degree in Computer Science, School Counseling, Educational Leadership, and is a licensed insurance agent. Melanie is a wife and mother of two.
Director of Nursing
Moensania Phillips, born and raised in Columbus, GA, is a passionate family nurse practitioner with two years of experience in geriatrics. Moensania Phillips is an alumna of Columbus State University graduating with her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner. Moensania has experience providing end of life care, dementia and caregiver education to families.
As required by the Georgia Healthcare Facility Regulation Division:
Our companion/sitters will meet minimal education requirements, possessing a high school diploma or GED. If requested, we will provide a licensed CNA.
Our Personal Care Assistants (PCA) will be verified Georgia licensed Certified Nurse Aides (CNA).
Our nursing services will be provided by a certified Georgia Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and/or a licensed Georgia Registered Nurse (RN).
All staff will be required to pass a criminal background check that includes state and FBI fingerprinting through the Georgia Criminal Background Check System.
We will also check professional and personal references for each of our staff members.