Amanda Timmer

Phone: 03 5122 6258
Email:
a.timmer@federation.edu.au
Room:
5N-119
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Occupational Therapy

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Central Queensland University
  • Master of Occupational Therapy, University of South Australia
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy), La Trobe University

Teaching areas

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Allied Health Research Methods
  • Allied Health Evidence Base Practice

Professional associations

  • AHPRA registered Occupational Therapist
  • Member of Occupational Therapy Australia

Research Interest

  • Measuring health outcomes
  • Hospital Associated Deconditioning
  • Evidence based rehabilitation

Publications

Unsworth, C., Dickerson, A., Gélinas, I., Harries, P., Margot-Cattin, I., Mazer, B., Stapleton, T., Swanepoel, L., Timmer, A., Van Niekerk, L. & Vrkljan, B., (2021). Linking people and activities through community mobility: an international comparison of the mobility patterns of older drivers and non-drivers. Ageing & Society, 1-26.

Timmer, A. J., Unsworth, C. A., & Browne, M. (2020). Occupational therapy and activity pacing with hospital-associated deconditioned older adults: a randomised controlled trial. Disability and Rehabilitation, 42(12), 1727-1735.

Timmer, A. J., Unsworth, C. A., & Browne, M. (2019). A randomized controlled trial protocol investigating effectiveness of an activity-pacing program for deconditioned older adults. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 86(2), 136-147.

Unsworth, C. A., Timmer, A., & Wales, K  (2018). Reliability of the Australian Therapy Outcome Measures for Occupational Therapy (AusTOMs‐OT). Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 65(5), 376-386.

Timmer, A. J., Unsworth, C. A., & Taylor, N. F. (2015). Occupational therapy inpatient rehabilitation interventions with deconditioned older adults following an acute hospital admission: A Delphi study. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal 62(1),41-49.

Timmer, A. J., Unsworth, C. A., & Taylor, N. F. (2014). Rehabilitation interventions with deconditioned older adults following an acute hospital admission: a systematic review. Clinical Rehabilitation 28(11), 1078-1086.