Looks like the phone will always open to the Home Screen you last was on @SozzyB
Personally I only have one home page and keep my apps in folders and use the edge screen.
I appreciate however some owners prefer more than one home page.
Perhaps send your feedback also via the Samsung Members App under the GetHelp section too.
Daily Driver > Samsung Galaxy s²² Ultra 256Gb in Phantom Black.
The advice I offer is my own and does not represent Samsung’s position.
I'm here to help. " This is the way. "
And or look into another 3rd party launcher