Patrick's (Rudolph Walker) temper boils over as he struggles to cope with losing his independence in the aftermath of his nasty fall from the top of a ladder.
Although Patrick is grateful that Denise (Diane Parish) and Kim (Tameka Empson) are keen to take care of him at home, he misses his old active life as he now spends most of his time indoors.
Patrick is also mortified when Denise hires a carer to take over some of the responsibility, knowing that there will be times when neither she or Kim will be home.
Feeling depressed over his situation, Patrick turns to the bottle for comfort, and the Fox sisters are shocked to find him drunk in the kitchen when they return to the B&B one evening.
Denise urges Patrick to sit down and take things easy, but he angrily pushes her away in his drunken state - which causes an accident as she falls and cuts her face…
EastEnders airs these scenes on Friday, March 1 at 8pm on BBC One.
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