While facing a tough round of physical therapy, Dean Thompson (played Patrick O’Connor) is determined to go it alone, but his doctor Logan Bennett has other ideas in mind. At home and away (6.00 pm, see our TV guide for full listings).
When Dean had his first physical therapy session, his girlfriend Ziggy Astoni (Sophie Dillman) arrived and found him struggling and in pain, but while she wondered if he needed more medication, he not only ordered her to leave, but told the physiotherapist to do one. too!
Dean knows he has a tough time ahead of him and it probably won’t be pretty, so he doesn’t want his loved ones to see him go through it.
After Dean’s collapse, Ziggy grabs Logan and Mackenzie Booth (Emily Weir) from Salt and they return to the hospital where they get a hostile reaction from Dean.
When Logan asks Dean about his medication, the patient responds, but the doctor is unfazed and downplays his behavior.
Dean notices that Ziggy has brought reinforcements, but tells them that they must leave because the physical therapist is something he has to do on his own.
Logan, however, goes nowhere and laughs at Dean’s attempts to get rid of him and tells him that he doesn’t give up on his patients, so he stays with him!
As the thick-skinned doctor spends more time with his patient and gives him pause with a story from his days in the military, does Dean finally realize that he needs his loved ones around him as he continues on the road? towards recovery?
Later in Salt, Mackenzie reiterates to Ziggy that she is not interested in Logan and is glad she turned him down on a date because he doesn’t need any more drama in his life.
Ziggy, however, doesn’t believe her and it seems that Logan doesn’t think she’s real either because he left a roller coaster on the bar with her name and number, plus a message for Mackenzie to call him if she changes her mind. !
Tori Morgan (Penny McNamee) and Christian Green (Ditch Davey) are getting bored with the wedding as they try to pick a venue and order a bunch of things for their big day, but they soon find out to plan a wedding while drinking a lot of wine. It’s not a good idea!
Now that John Palmer (Shane Withington) will be the new owner of the garage, Leah Patterson-Baker (Ada Nicodemou) and Justin Morgan (James Stewart) discuss what they should do with the money they were going to use to buy the garage.
Leah tells Justin that it might be a good idea if he finishes his business course and lets Ziggy take over the garage while he’s gone. However, when he goes to talk to Ziggy, she takes him by surprise by asking him time off to take care of Dean …
Martha Stewart (Belinda Giblin) is planning a trip to visit a well-known but lonely artist who has reached out to her. It would also give him a chance to control his son, Kieran, but Alf (Ray Meagher) is not interested. He makes all kinds of excuses to get out of it, but what is the real reason?
At home and away continues Monday through Friday at 1:15 pm / 6:00 pm on Channel 5
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