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Debbie Tolson

Professor, PhD MSc BSc(Hons) FRCN PFHEA RGN, Alzheimer Scotland Professor of Dementia, Director Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice, Director Institute for Healthcare Policy and Practice

Accepting PhD Students

20072020

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Research Output

2020

A cross sectional study of family caregiver burden and psychological distress linked to frailty and functional dependency of a relative with advanced dementia

de Abreu, W., Tolson, D., Jackson, G. & Costa, N., 1 Feb 2020, In : Dementia. 19, 2, p. 301-318 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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8 Citations (Scopus)
191 Downloads (Pure)

Changing needs in advanced dementia

Brown, M., Tolson, D. & Ritchie, L., 20 May 2020, In : Nursing Older People. e1204.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Introduction to living with advanced dementia series

Brown, M. & Tolson, D., 1 Apr 2020, In : Nursing Older People. 32, 3, 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Meaningful activity in advanced dementia

Brown, M., Mitchell, B., Quinn, S., Boyd, A. & Tolson, D., 20 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Nursing Older People. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Understanding family carer experiences of advanced dementia caregiving in India: towards a vision for integrated practice

Ritchie, L., Jack-Waugh, A., Sanatombi Devi, E., V, B., George, A., Henry, J., Martis, C. S., Gangopadhyay, D. & Tolson, D., 28 May 2020, In : Journal of Integrated Care. 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2019

Advanced dementia: achieving positive practice

Tolson, D. & Brown, M., 24 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) Nursing Older People 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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Dementia

MacRae, R., Brown, M. & Tolson, D., 25 Jul 2019, Hospice Palliative Home Care and Bereavement Support: Nursing Interventions and Supportive Care. Holtslander, L., Peacock, S. & Bally, J. (eds.). 1st ed. Springer International Publishing AG, p. 181-199 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dementia

MacRae, R., Brown, M. & Tolson, D., 24 Jul 2019, Hospice Palliative Home Care and Bereavement Support: Nursing Interventions and Supportive Care. Holtslander, L., Peacock, S. & Bally, J. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 181-199 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?

Egdell, V., Cook, M., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D. & Danson, M., 24 Sep 2019, In : Aging & Mental Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
148 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Dementia in the workplace case study research: understanding the experiences of individuals, colleagues, and managers

Ritchie, L., Tolson, D. & Danson, M., 31 Oct 2018, In : Ageing & Society. 38, 10, p. 2146-2175

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace A Report to the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland

Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Egdell, V., Cook, M. & Tolson, D., 20 Mar 2018, The Carnegie Trust. 84 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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ES1D: A deep network for EEG-based subject identification

Arnau González, P., Katsigiannis, S., Ramzan, N., Tolson, D. & Arevalillo-Herráez, M., 11 Jan 2018, IEEE 17th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (BIBE), 2017 . IEEE, (IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (BIBE)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Experiences of advanced dementia care in seven European countries: implications for educating the workforce

Lillo-Crespo, M., Riqelme Galindo, J., MacRae, R., de Abreu, W., Hanson, E., Holmerova, I., Cabanero, M. J., Ferrer, R. & Tolson, D., 13 Aug 2018, In : Global Health Action. 11, 12 p., 1478686.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Nurses’ recognition of hospitalized older patients with delirium and cognitive impairment using the Delirium Observation Screening Scale: a prospective comparison study

Hasemann, W., Tolson, D., Godwin, J., Spirig, R., Frei, I. A. & Kressig, R. W., 29 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 44, 12, p. 35-43 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

The provision of accredited Higher Education on dementia in six European countries: an exploratory study

Hvalič-Touzery, S., Skela-Savič, B., MacRae, R., Waugh, A., Tolson, D., Hellström, A., Abreu, W. & Pesjak, K., 1 Jan 2018, In : Nurse Education Today. 60, p. 161-169 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

The relationship between frailty, functional dependence, and healthcare needs among community dwelling people with moderate to severe dementia

Abreu, W., Tolson, D., Jackson, G., Staines, H. & Costa, N., 7 Nov 2018, In : Health & Social Care in the Community. 27, 3, 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Being Home: Housing and Dementia in Scotland (2017)

Brown, M., Tolson, S., Ritchie, L., Sharp, B., Syme, K., James, K. & Tolson, D., 2 Aug 2017, Lanarkshire: University of the West of Scotland. 102 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

Developing evidence for football reminiscence interventions within long-term care: a co-operative approach applied in Scotland and Spain

Coll-Planas, L., Watchman, K., Doménech, S., McGillivray, D., O'Donnell, H. & Tolson, D., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 18, 4, p. 355-360

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

Improving Advanced Dementia Care: An Interprofesssional Palliare Learning Framework

Tolson, D., Holmerova, I., MacRae, R., Waugh, A., Hvalič-Touzery, S., de Abreu, W., Lillo-Crespo, M., Merta, A. & Hanson, E., 4 May 2017, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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8 Citations (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding the experience of advanced dementia care in Europe: developing comparative case studies

Riqelme Galindo, J., Lillo-Crespo, M., Tolson, D., MacRae, R. & Sierras, C., 8 Feb 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2016

A before and after study of a nurse led comprehensive delirium management programme (DemDel) for older acute care inpatients with cognitive impairment

Hasemann, W., Tolson, D., Godwin, J., Spirig, R., Frei, I. A. & Kressig, R. W., Jan 2016, In : International Journal of Nursing Studies. 53, p. 27 - 38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Achieving Prudent Dementia Care (Palliare): an international policy and practice imperative

Tolson, D., Flemming, A., Hanson, E., de Abreu, W., Lillo Crespo, M., MacRae, R., Jackson, G., Hvalic Touzery, S., Holmerova, I. & Routasalo, P., 31 Dec 2016, In : International Journal of Integrated Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Caring relationships during an episode of delirium on an acute older adult ward

McBride, A., Dewar, B. & Tolson, D., 6 Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Dementia in the Workplace: the potential for continued employment post diagnosis

Tolson, D., Ritchie, L., Danson, M. & Banks, P., 2016, University of the West of Scotland. 177 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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Dementia Palliare Best Practice Statement

Holmerova, I., Waugh, A., MacRae, R., Veprkova, R., Sandvide, A., Hanson, E., Jackson, G., Watchman, K. & Tolson, D., Jan 2016, University of the West of Scotland.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access

SolCos model-based individual reminiscence for older adults with mild to moderate dementia in nursing homes: a randomized controlled intervention study

Van Bogaert, P., Tolson, D., Eerlingen, R., Carvers, D., Wouters, K., Paque, K., Timmermans, O., Dilles, T. & Engelborghs, S., Nov 2016, In : Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 23, 9-10, p. 568-575

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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10 Citations (Scopus)
211 Downloads (Pure)

The extended palliative phase of dementia: an integrative literature review

Hanson, E., Hellstrom, A., Sandvide, A., Jackson, G., MacRae, R., Waugh, A., Abreu, W. & Tolson, D., 26 Jul 2016, In : Dementia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)
2015

An international definition for "nursing home"

Sanford, A. M., Orrell, M., Tolson, D., Abbatecola, A. M., Arai, H., Bauer, J. M., Cruz-Jentoft, A. J., Dong, B., Ga, H., Goel, A., Hajjar, R., Holmerova, I., Katz, P. R., Koopmans, R. T. C. M., Rolland, Y., Visvanathan, R., Woo, J., Morley, J. E. & Vellas, B., Mar 2015, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 16, 3, p. 181-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Citations (Scopus)

Dementia in the workplace: a review

Ritchie, L., Banks, P., Danson, M., Tolson, D. & Borrowman, F., 2015, In : Journal of Public Mental Health. 14, 1, p. 24-34 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Project Palliare: equipping the qualified dementia workforce to support advanced dementia care and family caring

Hvalic Touzery, S., Tolson, D., MacRae, R., Waugh, A., Holmerova, I., Hanson, E. & Watchman, K., 3 Sep 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2014

Baseball reminiscence league: a model for supporting persons with dementia

Wingbermuehle, C., Bryer, D., Berg-Weger, M., Tumosa, N., McGillick, J., Rodriguez, C., Gill, D., Wilson, N., Leonard, K. & Tolson, D., Feb 2014, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 15, 2, p. 85-9 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

International survey of nursing home research priorities

Morley, J. E., Caplan, G., Cesari, M., Dong, B., Flaherty, J. H., Grossberg, G. T., Holmerova, I., Katz, P. R., Koopmans, R., Little, M. O., Martin, F., Orrell, M., Ouslander, J., Rantz, M., Resnick, B., Rolland, Y., Tolson, D., Woo, J. & Vellas, B., May 2014, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 15, 5, p. 309-12 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of life and care in the nursing home

Tolson, D., Dewar, B. & Jackson, G. A., Mar 2014, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 15, 3, p. 154-7 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) nursing home initiative

Rolland, Y., Tolson, D., Morley, J. E. & Vellas, B., May 2014, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 15, 5, p. 307-8 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A feasibility study of transcutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation for bladder and bowel dysfunction in elderly adults in residential care

Booth, J., Hagen, S., McClurg, D., Norton, C., MacInnes, C., Collins, B., Donaldson, C. & Tolson, D., Apr 2013, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 14, 4, p. 270-4 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

An international survey of nursing homes

Tolson, D., Rolland, Y., Katz, P. R., Woo, J., Morley, J. E. & Vellas, B., Jul 2013, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 14, 7, p. 459-62 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of SolCos model-based individual reminiscence on older adults with mild to moderate dementia due to Alzheimer disease: a pilot study

Van Bogaert, P., Van Grinsven, R., Tolson, D., Wouters, K., Engelborghs, S. & Van der Mussele, S., Jul 2013, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 14, 7, p. 528.e9-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Nursing home care

Morley, J. E., Tolson, D., Ouslander, J. G. & Vellas, B. J., 2013, New York: McGraw Hill Open University Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Older people's views on what they need to successfully adjust to life with a hearing aid

Kelly, T. B., Tolson, D., Day, T., McColgan, G., Kroll, T. & Maclaren, W., May 2013, In : Health & Social Care in the Community. 21, 3, p. 293-302 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)
2012

An evidence-based team approach to optimal wellness

Lange, J. W. & Tolson, D., 2012, The nurse's role in promoting optimal health of older adults: thriving in the wisdom years. Lange, J. W. (ed.). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co, p. xxiii, 443 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Communication

Tolson, D. & Brown Wilson, C., 2012, Nursing older adults. Reed, J., Clarke, C. L. & Macfarlane, A. (eds.). Maidenhead: McGraw Hill Open University Press, p. xvii, 297 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Football reminiscence for men with dementia: lessons from a realistic evaluation

Tolson, D. & Schofield, I., Mar 2012, In : Nursing Inquiry. 19, 1, p. 63-70 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Harnessing the heritage of football: Creating meaningful activities and therapeutic reminiscence work with people with dementia

Tolson, D., Lowndes, A., O'Donnell, H., McGillivray, D., Kinnaird, L. & Morley, J., 30 Nov 2012, Glasgow: Glasgow Caledonian University . 95 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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