Joanne Holmes

Joanne Holmes

  • 01202 961584
  • holmesj at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer In Nutrition
  • Royal London House R312, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LT
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Biography

I am an experienced Food Scientist and nutritionist and have worked with several large multinational organisations developing new food and beverage products for the European market. I am also company director and partner in 1000 cow dairy farm business supplying to an international focused farmer owned co-operative processor. I have had several patents registering a new development processes. I became a part-time permanent member of staff at Bournemouth University in 2005 and now my aim as head of Nutrition Education is to provide a high quality learning experience for the BSc (Hons) Nutrition and MSc Nutrition and Behaviour programmes.

My research is strongly focused towards improving food, fluid and general nutrition delivery for older adults. I have recently completed my doctoral research entitled 'An exploration of the factors that affect the complete meal experience for cognitively active elderly living in residential care' as well as being involved with other research projects aimed at this sector.

Journal Articles

Conferences

  • Murphy, J. and Holmes, J., 2017. Implementation & evaluation of innovative training for care staff to support people living with dementia to eat & drink well. In: 12th UK Dementia Congress 7-9 November 2017 Doncaster.
  • Murphy, J., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2017. Evaluation of new nutrition education and training for care staff supporting people living with dementia. In: Alzheimers Association International Conference 22-27 July 2017 London, UK.
  • Holmes, J., 2017. The impact on the dining environment in promoting person centred delivery of food and drink for residents in long term care. In: Bournemouth University Post Graduate Conference 8 March 2017 Bournemouth, Dorset, UK.
  • Murphy, J., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2016. Nutrition and dementia care: Developing an evidence-based model for delivering person-centred care in nursing homes. In: Alzheimers Europe Conference. Copenhagen. 29th Oct – 1st Nov 2016 29 October-1 November 2016 Copenhagen.
  • Holmes, J., 2016. An exploration of the factors that affect the extensive meal experience for cognitively active elderly living in residential care. In: Bournemouth University Postgraduate conference 9-10 March 2016 Bournemouth.
  • murphy, J., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2015. The Use of Wearable Technology to Measure Energy Expenditure, Physical Activity and Sleep Patterns in Dementia. In: Alzheimers Association AAIC 2015 18-20 July 2015 Washington.
  • murphy, J., holmes, J. and brooks, C., 2015. Understanding the Strategies Required to Meet Hydration Needs of People Living with Dementia. In: Alzheimers International AAIC 2015 18-20 July 2015 Washington.
  • Murphy, J.L., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2015. Understanding Nutrition and Dementia – Exploring the impact of training to enhance the delivery of nutrition and dignity for people living with dementia in care homes. In: Dementia: Improving quality through collaboration across Wessex event 21 October 2015 Southampton.
  • Murphy, J.L., Holmes, J. and Brooks, C., 2015. Measurements of energy intake and expenditure in people with dementia living in care homes: the use of wearable technology. In: International Academy of Nutrition and Aging (IANA) Meeting, Barcelona, Spain. In: International Academy of Nutrition and Aging (IANA) Meeting 2015 Barcelona.
  • Murphy, J., Holmes, J. and Brookes, C., 2014. Understanding Nutrition and Dementia - evidence based learning to enhance dignity in dementia care. In: Wessex Academic Health Science Network 14 October 2014 Wessex AHSN, Innovation Centre, Southampton Science Park, 2 Venture Road, Chilworth, Hampshire SO16 7NP.
  • Holmes, J., 2013. Nutrition and dignity - training successes at Bournemouth. In: Dignity in Care mid term conference 15 May 2013 Ghent.
  • Holmes, J., 2013. Nutrition and dignity - training successes at Bournemouth. In: Dignity in Care mid term conference 15 May 2013 Ghent.
  • Holmes, J. and Murphy, J.. The use of e-portfolios to support professional development of student nutritionists – a pilot study. In: Nutrition Society 70th Anniversary Conference on ‘From plough through practice and policy’ 4-6 June 2011 University of Reading.
  • Holmes, J.. he importance of good nutrition and its role within the sTimul project. In: Dignity in Care launch conference 24 October 2011 Moorselle, Belgium.

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Human Food Chain, Food Processing and Product Development, Nutrition Placement

Grants

  • Empowering nurses and care home staff to lead excellence in nutrition and dignity in dementia care through evidence based practice learning to enhance the care environment (Burdett Trust for Nursing, 01 Jan 2014). Awarded

External Responsibilities

  • Harper Adams University, External Examiner (2013-2016)

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Food science (Reading University, 1987)
  • PG Cert in Education Practice (Bournemouth University, 2009)

Memberships

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