Hospital of humiliation: Patients had to endure four nights on a day ward and were forced to use cardboard bowls to wash themselves

Hospital of humiliation: Patients had to endure four nights on a day ward and were forced to use cardboard bowls to wash themselves Inspectors found there was no night lighting on the wards so bright lights were switched on when needed, disturbing sleep of other patientsNo bedside storage so patients belongings were left on the floorCQC has imposed restriction on Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust to stop it treating long-term patients on day unit for more than 23 hoursTrust interim chief said they accepted facilities were not 'entirely suitable' | UPDATED: 23:43 GMT, 21 September 2012 Patients endured ‘completely unacceptable’ conditions when they were forced to stay in a hospital’s day-surgery ward for up to four days because of NHS bed shortages.

Hospital where patients were fed microwave meals and had to wash in cardboard bowls is shamed

Sanctions imposed on hospital where patients were fed microwave meals and had to wash in cardboard bowls Inspectors found there was no night lighting on the wards so bright lights were switched on when needed, disturbing sleep of other patientsNo bedside storage so patients belongings were left on the floorCQC has imposed restriction on Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust to stop it treating long-term patients on day unit for more than 23 hoursTrust interim chief said they accepted facilities were not 'entirely suitable' | UPDATED: 15:18 GMT, 21 September 2012 Health regulators today imposed sanctions on a hospital which was keeping patients on a day ward for more than four days and only feeding them with sandwiches and microwave dinners.

The secret diary of courage by Alzheimer wife, 39: Husband discovers heartbreaking notes detailing her care wishes – and he"d followed him to the…

The secret diary of courage by Alzheimer wife, 39: Husband discovers heartbreaking notes detailing her care wishes – and he'd followed him to the letter Steve Boryszczuk realised he'd followed his wife Michelle's wishes when he moved her into a specialist care homeShe was diagnosed with the disease aged just 39 and is now bed-bound and needs round-the-clock care She had spent eight years writing detailed notes about how she wanted to be looked after which her husband has just discovered | UPDATED: 22:37 GMT, 3 September 2012 After watching his young wife succumb to the ravages of Alzheimer's, Steve Boryszczuk faced the heart-rending decision so many carers have had to confront – whether or not to place their loved one in a care home.