Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation – Outcome Measure BSL (CORE-OM BSL)

The CORE-OM was developed by the Core Systems Trust. The 34-item version covers 4 domains: wellbeing, problems, functioning and risk.

The BSL version was developed and validated with the assistance and approval of Professor Chris Evans.



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The academic articles referring to its validation are available here

  • Rogers, K., Evans, C., Campbell, M., Young, A., Lovell, K. (2013). The reliability of British Sign Language and English versions of the Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation – Outcome Measure with d/Deaf populations in the UK: an initial study. Health and Social Care in the Community, 22 (3), 278-289, doi: 10.1111/hsc.12078.
  • Rogers, K.D., Young, A., Lovell, K., Evans, C. (2013). The Challenges of Translating the Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation-Outcome Measure (CORE-OM) Into British Sign Language. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. Online first (05/02/13). doi: 10.1093/deafed/ent002.

A guide on how to use and score the CORE-OM BSL is available here.

The BSL version of the CORE OM is available for import into Lime Survey as a project. You require an account with Lime Survey then the LSS file can be downloaded here for import.

Further information is available in Wikipedia.