Strengthening our Long Term Care Together:
Embedding Palliative Approaches to Care (EPAC) Spread Collaborative


The EPAC Collaborative will advance the shared priority of providing end-of-life care for both residents and their families in their homes, including support for all affected by the death of that resident.


Applications must be submitted by May 25, 2018. (midnight Eastern Time)

If you have any questions regarding the application process, or to arrange a pre-application coaching call, please contact Elan Graves, Senior Improvement Lead, at

Key Dates

  • April 16, 2018: Call for applications
  • April 16 - May 25, 2018: Pre-application informational calls available upon request
  • May 1, 2018: Informational webinar (Recording available below)
  • May 25, 2018: Deadline for submission of application (EPAC Expression of Commitment)
  • June 8, 2018: Communication informing teams of their selection
  • June 15, 2018: Introductory webinar (for selected teams)
  • June 2018 - June 2019: Webinars and coaching
  • June 18, 2018: Deadline for signed memorandum of understanding (MOU)
  • June 19-20, 2018: Collaborative launch workshop
  • July - September 2018: Pre-implementation period and training
  • September 2018 - October 2019: Implementation period
  • October 2019: Results webinar (date to be confirmed)


Pre-application Informational Webinar

Presentation: EPAC Spread Collaborative Informational Webinar