Position

Head of Teaching Section (Clinical Rehabilitation)
Rehabilitation and Aged Care

Teaching interests

Dr George coordinates the Postgraduate Programs in Clinical Rehabilitation which provides opportunities for training in interdisciplinary approaches to rehabilitation. She teaches the Postgraduate course in Driver assessment and rehabilitation to Occupational Therapists.

Research expertise

  • Ageing policy
  • Allied health workforce, rural and remote
  • Other medical and health sciences
  • Public health and health services

Research interests

Dr George has an internationally recognised track record in rehabilitation and driving research.

Dr George has experience in undertaking research with adults in acute, rehabilitation and community settings in relation to driving, vision and rehabilitation.  She has coordinated two randomized controlled trials, involving the coordination of a team of therapists and research staff across government and non-government organizations.  Her unique research methodology focuses on the translation of clinic based techniques to the real driving environment is unique in the field. She is actively seeking collaborative partners to further research exploring application to the real driving environment.

 

Supervisory interests

  • Driving performance
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Vision impairment

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Goal setting and attainment with older adults (1) ; Driving Rehabilitation and Stroke (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Telerehabilitation (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : COPD in rural Australia and the influence of pulmonary rehabilitation (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation (1) ; Compassion in Care with Adults with Acquired Brain injury (1) ; Altered Functional self after rehabilitation (1) ; Driving and Stroke (1) ;

Publications

  • George, S. (2016). Stroke and return to driving. In SMART STROKES 2016 Conference. USA: World Stroke Organization. SMART STROKES 2016 Conference. Canberra, ACT. Aug 2016, pp. 4-4.
    [10.1177/1747493016661644]
  • Laver, K.E., George, S., Thomas, S., Deutsch, J. and Crotty, M. (2015). Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation. In Occupational Therapy Australia 26th National Conference and Exhibition 2015. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. Occupational Therapy Australia 26th National Conference and Exhibition 2015. Melbourne, Australia. Jul 2015.
  • Sim, S., George, S. and Barr, C.J. (2015). The use of digital photographs taken by family members as an alternative to home visits. In Singapore Rehabilitation Conference 2015. Singapore Rehabilitation Conference 2015. Singapore. Mar 2015.
  • Laver, K., Schoene, D., Crotty, M., George, S., Lannin, N. and Sherrington, C. (2014). A reivew of the evidence for telerehabilitation after stroke. Oral presentation. Successes and Failures in Telehealth: 5th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Telehealth Society. Adelaide, SA. Nov 2014.
  • Kumar, K., Schoo, A., George, S., Lawn, S. and McAllister, S. (2014). Interprofessional education and supervision: How is it enacted in the clinical workplace and what is the impact on professional identity? Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) Brisbane, QLD. Jul 2014.
  • George, S., Crotty, M., Gelinas, I. and Devos, H. (2014). Rehabilitation for improving driving after stroke: Cochrane review. Oral presentation. 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Adelaide, SA. Sep 2014.
  • Cummings, T., George, S. and Murray, J. (2014). Rehabilitation of cognition following right stroke. In Post-conference workshop of 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Adelaide, SA. Sep 2014.
  • Anastassiadis, P., George, S. and Murray, J. (2014). Aphorisms and Axioms in Rehabilitation Medicine. In 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Adelaide: Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Rehabilitation: Off the Grid. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2014.
  • Laver, K., Schoene, D., Crotty, M., George, S., Lannin, N. and Sherrington, C. (2014). What is the evidence for telerehabilitation after stroke? A cochrane review. In 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Adelaide, South Australia. Sep 2014.
  • Widdall, D., Pryor, J.A., George, S. and Flavell, H.D. (2014). The essential influence of context in 'Learning to live with an altered functional self' In Australian Rehabilitation Nurses Association Annual Conference. Australian Rehabilitation Nurses Association Annual Conference. Darwin, NT. Oct 2014.
  • Murray, J. and George, S. (2014). Simulation in rehabiltation: enhancing interprofessional skills for effective rehabilitation practice. Poster presentation. 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Adelaide, SA. Sep 2014.
  • Laver, K.E., Schoene, D., Crotty, M., George, S., Lannin, N. and Sherrington, C. (2014). A review of the evidence for telerehabilitation after stroke. In Successes and Failures in Telehealth: 5th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Telehealth Society. Successes and Failures in Telehealth: 5th Annual Meeting of the Australasian Telehealth Society. Adelaide, SA. Nov 2014.
  • George, S. (2013). Assessing Fitness to Drive: Clinical Implications. In Assessing Fitness to Drive: Clinical Implications. Time to Move: 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of Australasian Faculty of Rehabiltiation Medicine. Sydney, Australia. Sep 2013.
  • George, S. (2013). Traumatic brain injury: What predicts return to driving and how often is it achieved? 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. Sydney, Australia. Sep 2013.
  • McNamara, A.T., Barr, C., Ratcliffe, J. and George, S. (2013). Test-Retest reliability of the Useful Field of View test with stroke survivors. In Test-Retest reliability of the Useful Field of View test with stroke survivors. 25th National Occupational Therapy Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Jul 2013.
  • McNamara, A.T., George, S. and Ratcliffe, J. (2013). What factors influence older people in the decision to relinquish their driver's licence? A discrete choice experiment. In What factors influence older people in the decision to relinquish their driver's licence? A discrete choice experiment. 25th National Conference and Exhibition in Adelaide. Adelaide, Australia. Jul 2013.
  • McNamara, A.T., Ratcliffe, J. and George, S. (2013). Confidence in driving post stroke and its effects on driving habits. In Confidence in driving post stroke and its effects on driving habits. 25th National Occupational Therapy Conference. Adelaide, Australia. Jul 2013.
  • McNamara, A.T., Ratcliffe, J., George, S. and Walker, R. (2013). Driving after stroke: A snapshot of the acute phase post stroke. In Driving after stroke: A snapshot of the acute phase post stroke. 25th National Occupational Therapy Conference. Jul 2013.
  • Sim, S., George, S. and Barr, C. (2013). Equipment prescriptions in the toilet and bathroom for rehabilitation patients: Use of family members' digital photographs as an alternative to occupational therapy home visits. Second Singapore Rehabilitation Conference. Singapore. Feb 2013.
  • Laver, K., George, S., Ratcliffe, J., Quinn, S., Whitehead, C., Davies, O., et al. (2012). Use of an interactive video gaming program compared with conventional physiotherapy for hospitalised older adults: A feasibility trial. South Australian Defence and Veteran Health Research Paper Day.
  • McNamara, A.T., Ratcliffe, J., George, S. and Walker, R. (2012). Driving after stroke: A snapshot of the acute phase post stroke. In Driving after stroke: A snapshot of the acute phase post stroke. 'Reality in Practice' - Occupational Therapy Australia Victorian State Conference 2012. Melbourne, Australia. Nov 2012.
  • McNamara, A.T., Ratcliffe, J. and George, S. (2012). Confidence in driving post stroke and its effects on driving habits. In Confidence in driving post stroke and its effects on driving habits. 7th World Congress of Neuro Rehabilitation. Melbourne, Australia. May 2012.
  • McNamara, A.T., Ratcliffe, J., George, S. and Walker, R. (2011). Driving after stroke: A snapshot of the acute phase post stroke. In Driving after stroke: A snapshot of the acute phase post stroke. Stroke Society of Australasia Annual Scientific Meeting for Adelaide. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2011.
  • George, S. (2009). What driving behaviours reported in on-road assessments for people with stroke, influence the outcomes recommended? In International Journal of Stroke Special Issue: Abstracts for the Combined Meeting of the 6th Asia Pacific Conference Against Stroke and the 20th Stroke Society of Australasia, 6-10 September 2009, Cairns, Australia. 1747-4949: Wiley. Combined Meeting of the 6th Asia Pacific Conference Against Stroke and the 20th Stroke Society of Australasia. Cairns, Australia. Sep 2009, pp. 17-18.
    [10.1111/j.1747-4949.2009.00307.x]
  • George, S., Clark, M.S., Crotty, M. and Halbert, J.A. (2008). Driving After Stroke: Validity of the Useful Field of View Assessment (UFOV) and Stroke Drivers Screening Assessment (SDSA) In People at work - managing complexity: 2008 Combined Conference of The Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and The Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. People at work - managing complexity: 2008 Combined Conference of The Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and The Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Adelaide, SA. May 2008, pp. 36-36.
  • Archer, C.A., George, S., Dolling, M., Berndt, A. and Aitchison, A. (2008). Proposed service delivery model for driving rehabilitation of people with medical conditions in South Australia. In 2008 Combined Conference of The Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and The Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2008 Combined Conference of The Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and The Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Adelaide, SA. May 2008.
  • George, S., Crotty, M. and Clark, M.S. (2006). Clinical reasoning for driving assessments. In Stroke Society of Australasia Annual Scientific Meeting 2006 Handbook. Stroke Society of Australasia Annual Scientific Meeting 2006. Glenelg, SA. Oct 2006.
  • George, S. (2015). Emerging evidence for the benefits of support programmes and environments which support walking, for older adults community mobility, however, inconclusive evidence for the effectiveness of licensing policy intervention. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(4) pp. 272-274.
    [10.1111/1440-1630.12220] [Scopus]
  • George, S. and Archer, C.A. (2015). Strong evidence from a small number of medium quality studies, support technology use in improving everyday task performance requiring memory, in neurological conditions. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(3) pp. 224-225.
    [10.1111/1440-1630.12210] [Scopus]
  • George, S. and Berndt, A. (2015). Emerging evidence for the benefits of support programs and environments which support walking, for older adults community mobility, however inconclusive evidence for the effectiveness of licensing policy intervention. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(4) pp. 272-274.
    [10.1111/1440-1630.12220] [Scopus]
  • George, S. and Atwal, A. (2013). Discharge planning reduces length of stay and re-admission rates for older people admitted with a medical condition. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 60(5) pp. 375-376.
    [10.1111/1440-1630.12087] [Scopus]
  • George, S. (2012). Screening drivers with cognitive impairments using DriveSafe and DriveAware: Promising tests to predict safe and unsafe drivers. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 59(1) pp. 105-106.
    [10.1111/j.1440-1630.2011.00991.x] [Scopus]
  • George, S. (2012). Invited commentary vision rehabilitation. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 109 pp. 121-122.
  • George, S. (2012). Emerging evidence that older driver retraining can improve knowledge and on-road driving skills. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 59(1) pp. 103-104.
    [10.1111/j.1440-1630.2011.00992.x] [Scopus]
  • George, S. (2012). Tools to inform general practitioners decision-making related to driving following stroke. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(1) pp. 37-38.
    [Scopus]
  • Laver, K., George, S., Thomas, S., Deutsch, J. and Crotty, M. (2012). Cochrane review: virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 48(3) pp. 523-530.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Laver, K., George, S., Thomas, S., Deutsch, J. and Crotty, M. (2012). Virtual Reality for Stroke Rehabilitation. Stroke, 43 pp. e20-e21.
    [10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.642439] [Scopus]
  • George, S. (2010). Recruitment Experiences in randomized trial examining vision rehabilitation. Age and Ageing, 13(74)
  • Laver, K., George, S., Thomas, S., Deutsch, J. and Crotty, M. (2010). Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation (protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2
    [10.1002/14651858.CD008349]
  • Crotty, M., Laver, K., George, S. and Ratcliffe, J. (2011). Is use of the Nintendo Wii Fit in physiotherapy as effective as conventional physiotherapy training for hospitalised older adults? In Virtual Rehabilitation (ICVR), 2011 International Conference. Online: IEEE. 2011 International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation (ICVR) Zurich, Switzerland. Jun 2012.
    [10.1109/ICVR.2011.5971819] [Scopus]
  • Divita, C., George, S. and Barr, C.J. (2017). Traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic amnesia: a retrospective review of discharge outcomes. Brain Injury,
    [10.1080/02699052.2017.1346288]
  • Laver, K., George, S., Thomas, S.L., Deutsch, J. and Crotty, M. (2015). Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation: update. The Cochrane Library, 2 pp. 1-86.
    [10.1002/14651858.CD008349.pub3] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K.E., George, S., Thomas, S., Deutsch, J. and Crotty, M. (2015). Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation: an abridged version of a Cochrane Review. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 51(4) pp. 497-506.
    [Scopus]
  • McNamara, A.T., George, S., Ratcliffe, J. and Walker, R. (2015). Older people's attitudes towards resuming driving in the first four months post-stroke. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 34(1) pp. E13-E18.
    [10.1111/ajag.12135] [Scopus]
  • Koh, W., Barr, C. and George, S. (2014). Factors influencing post-stroke rehabilitation participation after discharge from hospital. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 21(6) pp. 260-267.
    [10.12968/ijtr.2014.21.6.260] [Scopus]
  • George, S., Crotty, M., Gelinas, I. and Devos, H. (2014). Rehabilitation for improving automobile driving after stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014(2) pp. CD008357.
    [10.1002/14651858.CD008357.pub2] [Scopus]
  • Archer, C., Morris, L. and George, S. (2014). Assessment and rehabilitation of driver skills: subjective experiences of people with multiple sclerosis and health professionals. Disability and Rehabilitation, 36(22) pp. 1875-1882.
    [10.3109/09638288.2013.877089] [Scopus]
  • Leng, F., Yeo, D., George, S. and Barr, C. (2014). Comparison of iPad applications with traditional activities using person-centred care approach: Impact on well-being for persons with dementia. Dementia, 13(2) pp. 265-273.
    [10.1177/1471301213494514] [Scopus]
  • Sim, S., Barr, C. and George, S. (2014). Comparison of equipment prescriptions in the toilet/bathroom by occupational therapists using home visits and digital photos, for patients in rehabilitation. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 62(2) pp. 132-140.
    [10.1111/1440-1630.12121] [Scopus]
  • McNamara, A.T., Walker, R., Ratcliffe, J. and George, S. (2014). Perceived confidence relates to driving habits post-stroke. Disability and Rehabilitation, 37(14) pp. 1228-1233.
    [10.3109/09638288.2014.958619] [Scopus]
  • McNamara, A., McCluskey, A., White, J. and George, S. (2014). The need for consistency and equity in driver education and assessment post-stroke. Journal of Transport & Health, 1(2) pp. 95-99.
    [10.1016/j.jth.2014.02.002] [Scopus]
  • McNamara, A.T., Ratcliffe, J. and George, S. (2014). Evaluation of driving confidence in post-stroke older drivers in South Australia. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 33(3) pp. 205-207.
    [10.1111/ajag.12117] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K.E., Schoene, D., Crotty, M., George, S., Lannin, N.A. and Sherrington, C. (2013). Telerehabilitation services for stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 12
    [10.1002/14651858.CD010255.pub2] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K., Ratcliffe, J., George, S., Lester, L. and Crotty, M. (2013). Preferences for rehabilitation service delivery: A comparison of the views of patients, occupational therapists and other rehabilitation clinicians using a discrete choice experiment. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 60(2) pp. 93-100.
    [10.1111/1440-1630.12018] [Scopus]
  • McNamara, A.T., Chen, G., George, S., Walker, R.B. and Ratcliffe, J. (2013). What factors influence older people in the decision to relinquish their driver's licence? A Discrete Choice Experiment. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 55 pp. 178-184.
    [10.1016/j.aap.2013.02.034] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K., George, S., Ratcliffe, J., Quinn, S., Whitehead, C., Davies, O., et al. (2012). Use of an interactive video gaming program compared with conventional physiotherapy for hospitalised older adults: a feasibility trial. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34(21) pp. 1802-1808.
    [10.3109/09638288.2012.662570] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K., George, S., Ratcliffe, J. and Crotty, M. (2012). Measuring technology self-efficacy: reliability and construct validity of a modified Computer Self Efficacy Scale in a clinical rehabilitation setting. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34(3) pp. 220-227.
    [10.3109/09638288.2011.593682] [Scopus]
  • Devos, H., Akinwuntan, A., Gelinas, I., George, S., Nieuwboer, A. and Verheyden, G. (2012). Shifting up a gear: Considerations on assessment and rehabilitaiton of driving in people with neurological conditions. An extended Editorial. Physiotherapy Research International, 17(3) pp. 125-131.
    [10.1002/pri.1535] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K., Lim, F., Reynolds, K.J., George, S., Ratcliffe, J., Sim, S., et al. (2012). Virtual reality grocery shopping simulator: Development and usability in neurological rehabilitation. Presence: teleoperators and virtual environments, 21(2) pp. 183-191.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Laver, K., Schoene, D., Crotty, M., George, S., Lannin, N. and Sherrington, C. (2012). Telerehabilitation services for stroke (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 12(CD010255)
    [10.1002/14651858.CD010255]
  • George, S., Hayes, A., Chen, C. and Crotty, M. (2011). Are vision-specfic quality of life questionaries important in assessing rehabilitation for patients with hemianopia post stroke? Topics In Stroke Rehabilitation, 18(4) pp. 394-401.
    [10.1310/tsr1804-394] [Scopus]
  • George, S., Hayes, A., Chen, C. and Crotty, M. (2011). The effect of static scanning and mobility training on mobility in people with hemianopia after stroke: a randomized controlled trial comparing standardized versus non-standardized treatment protocols. BMC Neurology, 11(1) pp. 87.
    [10.1186/1471-2377-11-87] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K., George, S., Ratcliffe, J. and Crotty, M. (2011). Virtual reality stroke rehabilitation: hype or hope? Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 58(3) pp. 215-219.
    [10.1111/j.1440-1630.2010.00897.x] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K., Ratcliffe, J., George, S., Burgess, L. and Crotty, M. (2011). Is the Nintendo Wii Fit really acceptable to older people?: A discrete choice experiment. BMC Geriatrics, 11
    [10.1186/1471-2318-11-64] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K., Ratcliffe, J., George, S., Lester, L.H., Walker, R.B., Burgess, L., et al. (2011). Early rehabilitation management after stroke: what do stroke patients prefer? Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 43 pp. 354-358.
    [10.2340/16501977-0678] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K.E., George, S., Thomas, S., Deutsch, J. and Crotty, M. (2011). Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 9
    [10.1002/14651858.CD008349.pub2] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K.E., George, S., Thomas, S.L., Deutsch, J. and Crotty, M. (2011). Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 9 pp. Art: CD008349.
    [10.1002/14651858.CD008349.pub2] [Scopus]
  • George, S. and Crotty, M. (2010). Establishing Criterion Validity of the Useful Field of View Assessment and Stroke Drivers' Screening Assessment: Comparison to the Result of On-Road Assessment. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64(1) pp. 114-122.
    [Scopus]
  • George, S. and Crotty, M. (2010). Rehabilitation for improving automobile driving after stroke (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2 pp. i-9.
    [10.1002/14651858.CD008357]
  • Chen, C.S.W., Lee, A., Clarke, G., Hayes, A., George, S., Vincent, R., et al. (2009). Vision related quality of life in patients with complete homonymous hemianopia post stroke. Topics In Stroke Rehabilitation, 16(6) pp. 445-453.
    [10.1310/tsr1606-445] [Scopus]
  • Crotty, M. and George, S. (2009). Retraining visual processing skills to improve driving ability after stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 90(12) pp. 2096-2102.
    [10.1016/j.apmr.2009.08.143] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • George, S., May, E. and Crotty, M. (2009). Exploration of the links between concepts of theoretical driving models and the international classification of functioning, disability, and health. Journal of Allied Health, 38(2) pp. 113-120.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • George, S., Clark, M.S. and Crotty, M. (2008). Validation of the visual recognition slide test with stroke: a component of the New South Wales occupational therapy off-road driver rehabilitation program. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 55(3) pp. 172-179.
    [10.1111/j.1440-1630.2007.00699.x] [Scopus]
  • George, S., Clark, M.S. and Crotty, M. (2007). Development of the Adelaide driving self-efficacy scale. Clinical Rehabilitation, 21(1) pp. 56-61.
    [10.1177/0269215506071284] [Scopus]
  • George, S., Clark, M.S. and Crotty, M. (2006). Driving behaviours of older South Australians: a preliminary investigation. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 25(1) pp. 31-45.
    [10.1300/J148v25n01_03] [Scopus]
  • George, S., Wilcock, A. and Stanley, M. (2001). Depression and Lability: the Effects on Occupation following Stroke. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64(9) pp. 455-461.
    [Scopus]
  • Divita, C., George, S. and Barr, C.J. (2017). Traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic amnesia: a retrospective review of discharge outcomes. Brain Injury,
    [10.1080/02699052.2017.1346288]
  • McNamara, A.T., George, S., Ratcliffe, J. and Walker, R. (2015). Older people's attitudes towards resuming driving in the first four months post-stroke. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 34(1) pp. E13-E18.
    [10.1111/ajag.12135] [Scopus]
  • Laver, K.E., George, S., Thomas, S., Deutsch, J. and Crotty, M. (2015). Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation: an abridged version of a Cochrane Review. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 51(4) pp. 497-506.
    [Scopus]
  • Laver, K., George, S., Thomas, S.L., Deutsch, J. and Crotty, M. (2015). Virtual reality for stroke rehabilitation: update. The Cochrane Library, 2 pp. 1-86.
    [10.1002/14651858.CD008349.pub3] [Scopus]
  • McNamara, A.T., Ratcliffe, J. and George, S. (2014). Evaluation of driving confidence in post-stroke older drivers in South Australia. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 33(3) pp. 205-207.
    [10.1111/ajag.12117] [Scopus]
  • McNamara, A., McCluskey, A., White, J. and George, S. (2014). The need for consistency and equity in driver education and assessment post-stroke. Journal of Transport & Health, 1(2) pp. 95-99.
    [10.1016/j.jth.2014.02.002] [Scopus]
  • Leng, F., Yeo, D., George, S. and Barr, C. (2014). Comparison of iPad applications with traditional activities using person-centred care approach: Impact on well-being for persons with dementia. Dementia, 13(2) pp. 265-273.
    [10.1177/1471301213494514] [Scopus]
  • Koh, W., Barr, C. and George, S. (2014). Factors influencing post-stroke rehabilitation participation after discharge from hospital. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 21(6) pp. 260-267.
    [10.12968/ijtr.2014.21.6.260] [Scopus]
  • McNamara, A.T., Walker, R., Ratcliffe, J. and George, S. (2014). Perceived confidence relates to driving habits post-stroke. Disability and Rehabilitation, 37(14) pp. 1228-1233.
    [10.3109/09638288.2014.958619] [Scopus]
  • George, S., Crotty, M., Gelinas, I. and Devos, H. (2014). Rehabilitation for improving automobile driving after stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014(2) pp. CD008357.
    [10.1002/14651858.CD008357.pub2] [Scopus]

Professional and community engagement

Currently Dr George is the Chairperson of the South Australian Statewide Clinical Network Research Group since 2009. The main activities for this group in 2010 was to develop a strategic research plan for rehabilitation and host a research forum in rehabilitation.

She was Chairperson of the Driver Interest Group of Occupational Therapists in South Australia in 2010. Key projects have included the development of a proposal for transport services in South Australia and liaison with key stakeholders including the AMA and licensing services.

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Rehabilitation

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