RCSLT Online Outcome Tool

Therapy Outcome Measures

Getting ready to use the ROOT


Are you ROOT-ready? 

This flowchart has been developed to guide members through the typical sequence of steps involved in implementation, but this will vary from service to service. 

Last updated: December 2021.

Complete our online registration form to let us know that your team/service is interested in using the ROOT.


Information Governance Pack

This document has been developed to support speech and language therapy services with understanding legal requirements and local policy regarding information governance and data security legislation. 

Last updated: December 2021


Briefing pack

This document provides a high-level overview of the ROOT and how you can get the most out of using the tool. 

Last updated: February 2020. 


Data specification for compatibility with the ROOT

This document has been developed to support those opting to use the upload method and sets out the requirements for local databases to be compatible with the ROOT.

Last updated: October 2021


Other things to consider before getting started:

  • Optional fields - these can be activated for use by services who wish to use them. 

  • Including information about ROOT in your fair processing notice - RCSLT has developed some draft templates and is looking for services to pilot these. Please contact root@rcslt.org 
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