Staff, Members & Volunteers’ Conference & Awards Ceremony. 1 November 2013 Murrayfield Stadium. #ASAGM. Debbie Tolson PhD MSc BSc (Hons) RGN FRCN Professor of Dementia/Director Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice. Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice.
1 November 2013
PhD MSc BSc (Hons) RGN FRCN
Professor of Dementia/Director
Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice
To be a centre of excellence advancing dementia policy and practice through education, applied research and social enterprise.
To work collaboratively with people with dementia and carers, the scientific and practice communities to advance evidence informed dementia policy and practice.
Debbie Tolson Professor of Dementia/Director
Graham Jackson Professor of Dementia Care
Barbara Sharp Research Fellow
Karen Watchman Lecturer
Nicola Douglas-Smith Doctoral Student
Paul Brown Associated Researcher-Trainee Consultant
Affiliated Members Alz.Scot Nurse Consultants, AHP Consultants, Academics, Practitioners, Volunteers? you
Service delivery in NHS
Early diagnosis of dementia
Nursing Home Care
Drug treatment and dementia
Do people with dementia need psychiatric wards?
Use of PoA in Scotland
Tolson D, Banks P, Nolan M. Advancing dementia–telephone-helpline practice: working with family caring. £79,000. Studentship Application submitted to Alzheimer Society May 2013. Decision Pending
Orell M, Tolson et al GIRDER Reading Out loud NIHR PHR £1.1m Outline application-submitted July 2013. Decision Pending
Watchman et al Pilot study of football reminiscence within care homes. £5.5k Small Grant application submitted August to Alzheimer Scotland Research. Decision Pending
Brazil K, McLaughlin D, Watson M, Froggatt K, Nightingale P, Jackson G, Tolson D. Determining Goals of Care at the End of Life for Residents in Nursing Homes. Dunhill Medical Trust £234,153.00 Main Application Submitted October 2013 Decision Pending
CollPlanas L, Donemeche S, Tolson D et al
To develop and evaluate a program of football based
Longitudinal Multicentre Pre-Post Test Intervention
Funded by Spanish Federation of Veteran Former Players.
Professor Pauline Banks University of the West of Scotland
Professor Mike Danson Heriot-Watt University
Professor Debbie Tolson Alzheimer Scotland -University of the West of Scotland
Dr Louise Ritchie Research Fellow
Funded by the Alzheimer’s Society 2013 -2915
Aim: To explore the employment related experiences of people with dementia or MCI, and attitudes of employers and/or co-workers towards supporting people with dementia, in order to identify the potential for continued employment post diagnosis
Case Study participants
workplace, challenges faced by
employers/co-workers, responses to
Watchman K, Tolson D, Brown M, Jackson G et al
Aim To collaboratively evaluate and refine an Enhanced Sensory Day Care Model for individuals with advanced dementia.
Mixed Method Case Study
Funded by Alzheimer Scotland 2014-2015
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1 November 2013