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Subcutaneous Injections: NDIS High Intensity Daily Personal Activities and Support Skills Descriptors

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Subcutaneous injections are used to administer medication into the fatty tissue layer between the skin and the muscle (subcutaneous tissue). The subcutaneous tissue has a smaller blood supply, meaning the medication is absorbed more slowly than if inserted into a vein.

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Workers employed by National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) providers, who deliver supports to NDIS participants requiring subcutaneous injections, must be able to provide appropriate support.

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