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Associate Professor, Rehabilitation, Ageing and Independent Living Research Centre and Occupational Therapy Department, School of Primary and Allied Healthcare, Monash University

Libby Callaway is an occupational therapist with extensive experience working with people with neurotrauma, across inpatient and community rehabilitation settings in Victoria and internationally in the United States of America. Libby is the Director of a community-based occupational therapy practice, Neuroskills Pty Ltd. She is also an Associate Professor in the Rehabilitation, Ageing and Independent Living (RAIL) Research Centre and Occupational Therapy Department at Monash University. Libby is the Independent Living Stream Lead in the RAIL Research Centre, and holds a strong interest and research expertise in the development, delivery and evaluation of innovative models of housing, technology and support for people with disability or who are ageing. She is also the President of the Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Association and a voluntary Director of The Rundle Foundation.

Experience

  • 1999–present
    Director, Neuroskills Pty Ltd
  • 2006–present
    Researcher, Occupational Therapy Department, Monash University

Education

  • 2004 
    La Trobe University, Master of Occupational Therapy
  • 1994 
    La Trobe University, Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy)

Publications

  • 2012
    Accommodation Outcomes & Transitions following Community-Based Intervention for Individuals with ABI, Brain Impairment
  • 2011
    People under 50 with acquired brain injury living in residential aged care, Brain Impairment
  • 2011
    Young people in nursing homes: White Paper, Australian Policy Online
  • 2011
    Comparison of people with ABI living in two accommodation settings, Brain Impairment
  • 2011
    Time use following spinal cord injury: An examination of existing literature, British Journal of Occupational Therapy
  • 2009
    The Community Approach to Participation: Outcomes Following Acquired Brain Injury Intervention, Brain Impairment
  • 2009
    Changes in Care & Support Needs Following Community-Based Intervention for Individuals With ABI, Brain Impairment
  • 2005
    Maintaining and developing friendships following severe traumatic brain injury, Australian Occupational Therapy Journal