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Debbie Tolson

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

20072018
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2018
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Caregivers
Dementia
Cross-Sectional Studies
Psychology
Analysis of Variance
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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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dementia
Workplace
Dementia
workplace
manager

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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Open Access
Dementia
Caregivers
Education
Early Diagnosis
Learning

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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Open Access
Delirium
Nurses
Observation
Prospective Studies
Confusion

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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dementia
Dementia
Education
education
Delivery of Health Care

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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Independent Living
dementia
Dementia
Delivery of Health Care
community
2017
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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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Football
Scotland
Long-Term Care
Spain
Dementia
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

Delirium
Inpatients
Nurses
Cognitive Dysfunction
Patients' Rooms

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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Open Access
Palliative Care
dementia
Dementia
Delivery of Health Care
Quality of Health 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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Nursing Homes
Dementia
Volunteers
Therapeutics
Depression
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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: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice.

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Open Access
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dementia
literature
educational opportunity
planning
human being
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

Nursing Homes
Geriatrics

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

Workplace
Dementia
Interviews
Research
Allied Health Personnel
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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Baseball
Dementia
Quality of Life
Socialization
Therapeutics
Learning Disorders
Disabled Children
Scotland
learning disability
Caregivers

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

Nursing Research
Nursing Homes
Research
Dementia
Polypharmacy

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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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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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

Tibial Nerve
Feasibility Studies
Urinary Bladder
Home Care Services
Fecal Incontinence

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

Nursing Homes
Nursing Models
Physicians
Home Care Services
Nursing Care

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

Dementia
Alzheimer Disease
Control Groups
Depression
Cognition

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

Hearing Aids
Focus Groups
stakeholder
Audiology
Waiting Lists
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Football
Dementia
Behavioral Symptoms
Pleasure
Nursing Homes

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delirium
Nurses
Nursing
Risk Reduction Behavior
Patient Safety

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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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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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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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Geriatrics
Advisory Committees
Long-Term Care
Home Care Services

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Health Care
Nursing Homes
Education
Research
Geriatrics
Smoking Cessation
Delivery of Health Care
Smoking
Learning
Interviews

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 othersMorley, J., May 2011, In : The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. 15, 5, p. 410-24 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Homes
Advisory Committees
Geriatrics
Long-Term Care
Home Care Services

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Health Care
Nursing Homes

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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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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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross Infection
Inpatients
Scotland
Urinary Tract Infections
Age Groups

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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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intelligence Tests
Accidents
Emergencies
Confidence Intervals
Cognition
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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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nurse's Role
Consultants
Patient Care
Nurses
Interviews

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cross-Cultural Comparison
Urinary Incontinence
Rehabilitation
Stroke
Nurses
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence-Based Nursing
Evidence-Based Practice
Nurses
Nursing
Learning

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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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caregivers
Hearing Loss
Dementia

Guest Editorial: Health literacy in later life

Tolson, D., Sep 2008, In : International journal of older people nursing. 3, 3, p. 159-60 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

An exploration of the knowledge, attitudes and practice of members of the primary care team in relation to smoking and smoking cessation in later life

Kerr, S., Watson, H., Tolson, D., Lough, M. & Brown, M., 5 Mar 2007, In : Primary Health Care Research & Development. 8, 1, p. 68-79 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Smoking Cessation
Primary Health Care
Smoking
Interviews

An exploration of the smoking-related health beliefs of older people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Schofield, I., Kerr, S. & Tolson, D., Sep 2007, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 16, 9, p. 1726-35 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Smoking
Health
Smoking Cessation
Smoke

Developing a managed clinical network in palliative care: a realistic evaluation

Tolson, D., McIntosh, J., Loftus, L. A. & Cormie, P., Feb 2007, In : International journal of nursing studies. 44, 2, p. 183-95 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palliative Care
Nurses
Evidence-Based Practice
Scotland
Pharmacists