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Debbie Tolson

Professor, PhD MSc BSc(Hons) PFHEA RGN, Alzheimer Scotland Professor of Dementia, Assistant Dean Research and Enterprise

Accepting PhD Students

20072020

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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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
172 Downloads (Pure)

Changing needs in advanced dementia

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

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Introduction to living with advanced dementia series

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

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2019

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.

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137 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

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2 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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3 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.

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3 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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
134 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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
62 Downloads (Pure)
2017

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

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4 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)
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

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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.

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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

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10 Citations (Scopus)
197 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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
137 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

101 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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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.

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30 Citations (Scopus)
6 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

87 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.

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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.

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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.

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24 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.

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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

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43 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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25 Citations (Scopus)
2012

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.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

How nurses understand and care for older people with delirium in the acute hospital: a Critical Discourse Analysis

Schofield, I., Tolson, D. & Fleming, V., Jun 2012, In : Nursing inquiry. 19, 2, p. 165-76 12 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Increasing awareness of the factors producing falls: the mini falls assessment

Morley, J. E., Rolland, Y., Tolson, D. & Vellas, B., Feb 2012, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 13, 2, p. 87-90 4 p.

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47 Citations (Scopus)

Physical restraints: abusive and harmful

Tolson, D. & Morley, J. E., May 2012, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 13, 4, p. 311-3 3 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Advanced practice nurses and attending physicians: a collaboration to improve quality of care in the nursing home

Philpot, C., Tolson, D. & Morley, J. E., Mar 2011, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 12, 3, p. 161-5 5 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)

Advancing nursing home practice: the International Association of Geriatrics and Gerontology Recommendations

Tolson, D., Morley, J. E., Rolland, Y. & Vellas, B., 20 Apr 2011, In : Geriatric Nursing. 32, 3, p. 195-7 3 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

A global agenda for clinical research and quality of care in nursing homes

Tolson, D., Rolland, Y., Andrieu, S., Aquino, J-P., Beard, J., Benetos, A., Berrut, G., Coll-Planas, L., Dong, B., Forette, F., Franco, A., Franzoni, S., Salvà, A., Swagerty, D., Trabucchi, M., Vellas, B., Volicer, L., Morley, J. E. & The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics/World Health Organization/Society Française de Gérontologie et de Gériatrie Task Force, Mar 2011, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 12, 3, p. 184-9 6 p.

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175 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of the main domains for quality of care and clinical research in nursing homes

Rolland, Y., Aquino, J-P., Andrieu, S., Beard, J., Benetos, A., Berrut, G., Coll-Planas, L., Dartigues, J. F., Dong, B. R., Forette, F., Franco, A., Franzoni, S., Hornez, T., Metais, P., Ruault, G., Stephan, E., Swagerty, D., Tolson, D., Volicer, L., Vellas, B. & 1 others, Morley, J., May 2011, In : The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. 15, 5, p. 410-24 15 p.

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Improving nursing home practice: an international concern

Tolson, D., Morley, J. E., Rolland, Y. & Vellas, B., 1 Nov 2011, In : Nursing Older People. 23, 9, p. 20-21 2 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Medical care in the nursing home

Tolson, D. & Morley, J. E., May 2011, In : Medical Clinics of North America. 95, 3, p. 595-614, xi

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Roadmap for better care in nursing homes

Rolland, Y., Tolson, D., Vellas, B. & Morley, J. E., 2011, In : The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. p. 410-11

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20 Citations (Scopus)

The potential of communities of practice to promote evidence-informed practice within nursing homes

Tolson, D., Lowndes, A., Booth, J., Schofield, I. & Wales, A., Mar 2011, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 12, 3, p. 169-73 5 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

The prevalence of health care-associated infection in older people in acute care hospitals

Cairns, S., Reilly, J., Stewart, S., Tolson, D., Godwin, J. & Knight, P., Aug 2011, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 32, 8, p. 763-7 5 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

The time has come to enhance nursing home care

Morley, J. E., Rolland, Y., Tolson, D. & Vellas, B., Jul 2011, In : Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 53, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Screening for cognitive impairment in older people attending accident and emergency using the 4-item Abbreviated Mental Test

Schofield, I., Stott, D. J., Tolson, D., McFadyen, A., Monaghan, J. & Nelson, D., Dec 2010, In : European journal of emergency medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine. 17, 6, p. 340-2 3 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Are older patients' cardiac rehabilitation needs being met?

Tolmie, E. P., Lindsay, G. M., Kelly, T., Tolson, D., Baxter, S. & Belcher, P. R., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 18, 13, p. 1878-1888

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Leadership as part of the nurse consultant role: banging the drum for patient care

McIntosh, J. & Tolson, D., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 18, 2, p. 219-27 9 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Rehabilitation nurses practices in relation to urinary incontinence following stroke: a cross-cultural comparison

Booth, J., Kumlien, S., Zang, Y., Gustafsson, B. & Tolson, D., Apr 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 18, 7, p. 1049-58 10 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Achieving evidence-based nursing practice: impact of the Caledonian Development Model

Tolson, D., Booth, J. & Lowndes, A., Sep 2008, In : Journal of Nursing Management. 16, 6, p. 682-91 10 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Building on Wenger: Communities of practice in nursing

Andrew, N., Tolson, D. & Ferguson, D., Feb 2008, In : Nurse Education Today. 28, 2, p. 246-252

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65 Citations (Scopus)

Family caregivers of older relatives: ways of coping and change in distress

Knussen, C., Tolson, D., Brogan, C. A., Swan, I. R. C., Stott, D. J. & Sullivan, F., 2008, In : Psychology, Health & Medicine. 13, 3, p. 274-290 17 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)