Alternatives to traditional respite care Waikato mums Joanne, Leanne and Angela share how they developed their own ways of getting a break, tailor-made to suit their family and whānau with the support of Enabling Good Lives. Check out their videos below. Jack’s mum Joanne talks about ‘The Cow Shed’, a dream home for her son Jack which now offers respite opportunities for other families. Benji’s mum Leanne discusses how to use Enabling Good Lives funding to its fullest extent with a young child. Desiree’s mum Angela discusses how the flexibility of Enabling Good Lives funding creates greater opportunities for respite.