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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

  • Fitzmaurice, E., Richmond, J., Wittorf, M., (2017), An Investigation of Service Providers' Understanding, Perspectives and Implementations of the Transdisciplinary Model in Early Intervention Settings for Children with Disabilities. Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice, 15(2), Article 5, United States, Nova Southeastern University.
  • 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.
  • 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., 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.
  • 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, DOI: 10.3109/17483107.2013.814171.
  • 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.
  • 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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