Brain Trauma Unit

The Extended Recovery Brain Injury Unit (ERU) at Oak Tree is one of a very limited number of facilities serving brain trauma patients in Central New Jersey. We are a component of the JFK Center for Head Injuries, which is a pioneer in head trauma evaluation and treatment.

The ERU provides each patient with services in a cost effective and socially responsible manner. Our subacute program provides two to three hours of rehabilitation therapy per day, five days a week.

The following services are provided under the oversight of the medical director:

  • Cognitive therapy
  • Coma intervention program
  • Neuropsychological services
  • Patient and family training
  • Counseling services
  • Physiatry
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Social work
  • Therapeutic recreation

Funding for the program is included in most health care/managed care plans, motor vehicle insurance and workers compensation plans. The program is designated as a specialty Traumatic Brain Injury Unit by the Sate of New Jersey Medicaid Program.