Selected Publications

Hung, L., Son, C., & Hung, R. (2018). The experience of hospital staff in applying the Gentle Persuasive Approaches to dementia care. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing.


Sakamoto, M. L., Moore, S. L., & Johnson, S. T. (2017). “I’m Still Here”: Personhood and the early-onset dementia experience. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 43(5), 12-17.


Kelson, E., Phinney, A. & Lowry, G. (2017). Social citizenship, public art and dementia: walking the urban waterfront with Paul’s Club. Cogent Arts and Humanities, 4(1), 1354527.


Phinney, A. Kelson, E., Baumbusch, J., O’Connor, D. & Purves, B. (2016). Walking in the neighbourhood: performing social citizenship in dementia. Dementia, 15, 381-394.


Hung, L., Phinney, A., Chaudhury, H., Rodney, P., Tabamo, J, & Bohl, D. (2017). “Little things matter!” Exploring the perspectives of patients with dementia about the hospital environment. International Journal of Older People Nursing. 12:e12153.


Small, J.A., Chan, S.M., Drance, E., Globerman, J., Hulko, W., O’Connor, D., Perry, J., Stern, L., & Ho, L. (2015). Verbal and nonverbal indicators of quality of communication between care staff and residents in ethnoculturally and linguistically diverse long-term care settings. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 30, 285–304.


Puurveen, G., Phinney, A., Cox, S. & Purves, B. (2015). Ethical issues in the use of video observations with people with advanced dementia and their caregivers in nursing home environments. Visual Methodologies, 3(2), 16-26.


Canning, S. & Phinney, A. (2015). Documenting new relationships with old partners: data collection and knowledge translation through documentary film. Perspectives, 38, 1-13.


Hung, L., Loewen, E., Bindley, B., McLaren, D., Feist, T., & Phinney, A. (2014) The impact of an acute psychiatry environment on patients and families. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 40(9), 50-56.


Purves, B., Phinney, A., Hulko, W., Puurveen, G., Astell, A. (2015). CIRCA-BC and the role of the computer as a third party in social interaction. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias. 30, 101-107.


Kirkland, K., Fortuna, M.C., Kelson, E. & Phinney, A. (2014). Music therapy and spiritual care for persons with dementia: a mixed methods study. Canadian Journal of Music Therapy, 20, 10-37.


Small, J.A. (2013). Recall of event information following memory training in Alzheimer’s disease. Clinical Gerontologist, 36(4), 316-328.


Small, J.A. (2012). A new frontier in spaced retrieval memory training for persons with Alzheimer’s disease. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation22/3, 329-361. DOI:10.1080/09602011.2011.640468;  PMID: 22272562


Baumbusch, J. & Phinney, A. (2013) Invisible hands: The role of families in care work in long term residential care. Journal of Family Nursing. 20(1), 73-97.


Phinney, A., Dahlke, S. & Purves, B. (2013). Shifting patterns of everyday activity in early dementia: Experiences of men and their families, Journal of Family Nursing, 19, 348-374.


Purves, B. & Phinney, A. (2013) Family voices: a family systems approach to understanding communication in dementia. Canadian Journal of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, 36, 284-300.


O’Connor, D., Phinney, A. & Hulko, W. (2010). Contextualizing the dementia experience: a unique case study exploring social location. Journal of Aging Studies, 24, 30-39.


Phinney, A., Chaudhury, H. & O’Connor, D. (2007) Doing as much as I can do: the meaning of activity for persons with dementia. Aging and Mental Health, 11, 384-393.


O’Connor, D., Phinney, A., Smith, A., Small, J., Purves, B., Perry, J., Martin-Matthews, A., Donnelly, M., Drance, E., Chaudhury, H. & Beattie, L. (2007). Personhood in dementia care: developing a research agenda for broadening the vision. Dementia, 6, 121-142.