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Dr Anne Baker

Lecturer, Occupational Therapy

School of Health

Section/Portfolio:

Occupational Therapy

Location:

Gippsland Campus, Online

Biography

Dr Anne Baker is a registered occupational therapist with clinical and research areas of expertise in acute trauma, driving and community mobility.

Dr Baker has supervised a number of Honours students to completion and has a growing capacity to supervise higher degree by research students. Anne completed her doctoral research in 2015, and as an early career researcher has published 10 journal articles and two book chapters in high quality international journals renowned within the allied health and medical disciplines, and within the discipline of driving and community mobility. Anne’s citations per publication are at world average based on the All Science Journal Classification Codes’ Occupational Therapy ranking system.

Anne joined Federation University in 2020 and is a key team member in the roll-out of the new Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) program.

Burden and preparedness amongst informal caregivers of adults with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury

This study examined the patterns of informal (unpaid) caregiving provided to people after...

Maze test score time adjustments when using nondominant hand in fitness-to-drive assessments

Drivers with medical conditions may need to demonstrate their fitness by participating in...

Predicting fitness-to-drive following stroke using the Occupational Therapy–Driver Off Road Assessment Battery

Introduction: It is difficult to determine if, or when, individuals with stroke are ready to...

A systematic review of evidence for fitness-to-drive among people with the mental health conditions of schizophrenia, stress/anxiety disorder, depression, personality disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder

Background: Limited evidence exists regarding fitness-to-drive for people with the mental health...

Caregiver outcomes and interventions: A systematic scoping review of the traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury literature

Aim: To identify factors reported with negative and positive outcomes for caregivers of the...

A systematic review of professional reasoning literature in occupational therapy

Introduction: Over the past 33 years, theoretical and empirical articles have been published on...

Determining fitness to drive: A systematic review of the methods and assessments used after mild traumatic brain injury

Introduction: Limited evidence is available to support knowledge of the time-frame and capacity...

Determining fitness-to-drive following stroke using the OT-DORA Battery

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  • Journals

Fitness-to-drive after mild traumatic brain injury: Mapping the time trajectory of recovery in the acute stages post injury

Introduction Little is known about the trajectory of recovery in fitness-to-drive after mild...

The role of occupational therapists in the rehabilitation team

The purpose of this chapter is to define the scope and role of the occu-pational therapist...

What information is provided in Australian emergency departments about fitness-to-drive after mild traumatic brain injury: A national survey

Background/aim: Occupational therapists work together with their medical and nursing colleagues...

Driver rehabilitation: A systematic review of the types and effectiveness of interventions used by occupational therapists to improve on-road fitness-to-drive

Objective Driver rehabilitation has the potential to improve on-road safety and is commonly...

Development of a standardised Occupational Therapy - Driver Off-Road Assessment Battery to assess older and/or functionally impaired drivers

Introduction: Research has been conducted over several years to develop a new off-road assessment...

Restraint of children with additional needs in motor vehicles: Knowledge and challenges of paediatric occupational therapists in Victoria, Australia

Aim: This research project aimed to understand the challenges faced by occupational therapists...