Mrs Louise Wilkinson
Lecturer in Dietetic Practice
School of Health Professions (Faculty of Health)
Lecturer on BSc (hons) Dietetics
I coordinate our undergraduate clinical placements and deliver clinical supervisory skills training to practice educators across the South West.
I provide supervisory support to undergraduate and post-graduate students undertaking research dissertation projects.
PhD Applied Health Studies (ongoing at University of Plymouth – expected to finish March 2020). Title of thesis:
'Helping people with dementia to eat well at home: An investigation to understand and enhance nutritional care'
Associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy – 20 Masters credits (achieved in 2018 at University of Plymouth)
BSc Dietetics 1st Class (hons) (achieved in 2015 at University of Plymouth)
BSc Electronic and Electrical Systems 1st Class (hons) (achieved in 2005 at University of Plymouth)
Member of the British Dietetic Association (BDA)
Registered with The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
My teaching activities are to support the undergraduate dietetic degree programme as a discipline-lead for the project development module, project supervision, as well as delivering lectures in the field of nutrition, dietetics and ageing.
My research interests are the nutritional care of older adults and dementia. Currently enrolled on PhD degree at University of Plymouth (expected to complete March 2020), thesis title: Helping people with dementia to eat well at home: An investigation to understand and enhance nutritional care
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Reports & invited lectures
2018 The nutritional care of people living at home with dementia. Dietetics education day, Torbay Hospital
2016 Protein Requirements. BAPEN South West Regional Meeting, Newton Abbot