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Dr Janet Richmond

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 3575, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.259
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3575
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.259  


Janet is the occupational therapy honours coordinator and a senior lecturer in the occupational therapy undergraduate program in the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Current Teaching

  • OCT1208 Clinical Science 2
  • OCT2204 Clinical Science 3
  • OCT4109 Disability
  • OCT5217 Honours Preparation
  • OCT5218 Honours Research Project

Professional Associations

  • Occupational therapy Association of Australia
  • American Education Research Association

Research Areas and Interests

  • Visual Perception, Paediatrics, Aging, disability


  • Doctor of Psychology, Edith Cowan University, 2010.
  • Master of Occupational Therapy, South Africa, 2004.
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), South Africa, 2003.
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours), South Africa, 2003.


Recent Research Grants

  • Participation in School for Children with Disabilities,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2016 Round 2,  2017 - 2018,  $6,340.
  • The impact of a short term grant scheme on participation for people living with disability.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2017 Open Round,  2017 - 2018,  $96,237.
  • Improving the safety and community participation of older adults who use motorised mobility scooters,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Scheme - 2016 Open Round,  2016 - 2017,  $22,762.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Evans, K., Girdler, S., Falkmer, T., Richmond, J., Wagman, P., Millsteed, J., Falkmer, M., (2017), Viewpoints of working sandwich generation women and occupational therapists on rolebalance strategies. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 24(5), 366-382, DOI: 10.1080/11038128.2016.1250814.
  • Evans, K., Millsteed, J., Richmond, J., Falkmer, M., Falkmer, T., Girdler, S., (2016), Working Sandwich Generation Women Utilize Strategies within and between Roles to Achieve Role Balance. PLoS One, 11(6), article no. e0157469, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157469.
  • Richmond, J., Waugh, R., Konza, D., (2015), Visually discriminating upper case letters, lower case letters and numbers. Journal of Applied Measurement, 16(1), 24-40, Maple Grove, MN, USA, JAM Press.
  • Henderson, P., Batten, R., Richmond, J., (2015), Perceptions of the role of occupational therapy in community child and adolescent mental health services. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 31(2), 155-167, Philadelphia, USA, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/0164212X.2015.1035475.
  • Richmond, J., Taylor, M., (2014), Visual recognition difficulties: Identifying primary school learners? directional confusion in writing letters and numbers. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44(3), 2-6, South Africa, Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa.
  • Richmond, J., Taylor, M., (2014), Developing bilateral and spatial concepts in primary school-aged children: An empirical evaluation of the Anker Bilateral Spatial System. The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2(3), Article no. 5, USA, Western Michigan University, DOI: 10.15453/2168-6408.1094.
  • Fomiatti, R., Moir, L., Richmond, J., Millsteed, J., (2014), The experience of being a motorised mobility scooter user. Disability and Rehabilitation Assistive technology, 9(3), 183-187, Early Online.
  • Evans, K., Millsteed, J., Richmond, J., Falkmer, M., Falkmer, T., Girdler, S., (2014), The complexity of role balance: Support for the Model of Juggling Occupations. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 21(5), 334-347, Nacka, Sweden, Informa Healthcare, DOI: 10.3109/11038128.2014.902988.
  • Fomiatti, R., Richmond, J., Moir, L., Millsteed, J., (2013), A Systematic Review of the Impact of Powered Mobility Devices on Older Adults? Activity Engagement. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 31(4), 297-309 , United States, Informa Healthcare, DOI: 10.3109/02703181.2013.846451.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Experience Of Role Balance Among Working Women With Multigenerational Caring Responsibilities.
  • Master of Public Health,  Investigating The Practice And Capacity Of Paediatric Occupational Therapists To Promote The Physical Activity Levels Of Children In Western Australian
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